Agents of the Monetary and Money related Violations Commission, EFCC, Ibadan zonal office have captured 19 associated web fraudsters at Ologuneru Region with the metropolitan city of Ibadan and at Akobo, Ibadan, Oyo State.
They are, Bamidele Ayodele Samson, Bamidele Philip, Tunji Oladapo Sowale, Bololaji Olalekan and Abdulrauf Abiodun.
Others are: Olaleye Pelumi, Anuokuwapo Olanrewaju, Paul Damilola, Olateye David Tobi, Arewa Adekunle Ibrahim, Oyesanmi Ayomikun Oluwaseun, Olaleye Israel, Adediran Kemisola, Omobolade Alarape and Olowolusi Oluwatomisin.
The four different suspects captured early long stretches of Friday, February 1, 2019 at their safehouse at Akobo, Ibadan are, Babatunde Afeez, Akorede Ahmed Olalekan, Adeleye Damilola and Moshod Richard.
In a sting task driven by the zonal head, Friday Ebelo, Ibadan zonal head, the speculates who are between the ages of 21 and 35 years were shocked when agents cleared on them at one of their famous sanctuaries in the city. Five of them supposedly professed to be students while the other 10 professed to act naturally utilized in differed occupations.
They are already helping operatives with useful information.
The Commission got breeze of their exercises following arrangement of knowledge report, charging that they occupied with different fake exercises going from acquiring cash by misrepresentations through sending of trick messages to clueless unfortunate casualties for the most part in the Assembled Conditions of America, while others were occupied with sentiment trick on a few dating locales.
At the point of arrest, EFCC operatives recovered four different models and brands of exotic cars, five laptops, 20 telephones (10 iPhones) and one small bag containing items suspected to be fetish objects (juju) from them. Several documents, including international passports, and ATM cards were recovered from them.
In a related development, operatives also arrested four other suspects on February 1, 2019 at their hideout at Akobo, Ibadan. The suspected cyber criminals are between 21 and 30 years.
Their arrest followed series of intelligence alleging that the suspected fraudsters engaged in fraudulent activities of obtaining money by false pretences from unsuspecting victims.
At the point of their arrest, EFCC operatives recovered SIM cards, one exotic car, laptops, telephones, female underwear’s and four bags of fetish objects (juju) from them. Several documents containing false pretences were also recovered from the suspects.