Tue. Aug 3rd, 2021

Cyber Crime: EFCC apprehends 19 suspects in FCT

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BY Victoria Ogunrinde

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Tuesday said its operatives have arrested 19 suspects allegedly involved in internet and related criminal activities.

The commission’s spokesman Wilson Uwujaren in a press statement, titled, ’19 Internet fraud suspects in EFCC net,’ said the arrest followed actionable intelligence on their alleged criminal activities.

Meanwhile, They were arrrested in a guesthouse house located in the Mpape suburb of Abuja on January 29, 2021.

The suspects are Sheyi Abimbola,Ogunsanmi Mola, Akinyemi Ayomide, Babatunde Owoeye, Ife – Oluwa Gbadebo, Friday Owocho, Olorunwa Emmanuel, Jibrin Sediq, Jonah Maxwell, Ibrahim Mustapha and Shaibu Chris.

Others are Gabriel Ekele, Kolawole Omitogun, Washma Samuel, Yusuf Ayomide Abdulazeez, Moshood Awowole, Farouk Olamilekan, Adebayo Samuel and Lekan Olufowobi.

The statement said, “Items recovered from them include mobile phones and laptop computers containing various incriminating documents.

“They will be charged to court as soon as investigation is concluded,” the statement said.

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