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EFCC Arrests NYSC Corper and 30 Other Cyber Fraudsters

EFCC Arrests NYSC Corper, Graduate for Internet Fraud
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Lagos Zonal office, has arrested the duo of Ademola Babajide Adeniyi, a serving youth corps member, and Onabuke Adedokun Kenny, a graduate of the North American University, for alleged Internet fraud.

The suspects were arrested on July 30, 2019 at Novojo Estate, Sangotedo Ajah, Lagos, during a raid by operatives of the EFCC.

In his statement to the EFCC, the first suspect, Adeniyi, stated that he collected six iphone 8 and 4 Apple laptops from his unsuspecting victims, which he sold for over N1m (One Million Naira).

Items found on the suspects at the point of arrest include laptops, scam emails, pictures of some female victims, phones and a 2015 Honda Accord car.

In a related development, operatives of EFCC, Lagos Zonal office, have arrested a suspected member of a syndicate of internet fraudsters, Oriyomi Adeoye, in Lagos.

Adeoye was arrested on July 26, 2019 at Flanky Berry, Novojo Estate, Sangotedo Ajah, Lagos, for his alleged involvement in fraudulent activities and computer-related fraud.

Items found on him include Apple Laptops, scam emails, payment slips, cashier cheques and several fraudulent documents.

The suspects will be charged to court soon.

Tony Orilade
Ag. Head, Media & Publicity
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EFCC Arrests 29 Suspected Cyber Criminals in Ibadan
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibadan zonal office, on Wednesday, August 7, 2019 arrested 29 men suspected to be involved in internet-related fraud.

The suspects were arrested at Akoto Estate, Elebu area in Ibadan during an early morning raid carried out by operatives of the Commission.

Earlier, the team had conducted series of surveillance, working on strings of intelligence gathered on the activities of the suspected ‘Yahoo Boys’.

The preliminary investigation was found to be credible, leading to the sting operation.

Among the items recovered from the suspects are eight exotic cars, many costly phones and laptops, as well as documents suspected to be used for their illicit dealings.

They will be charged to court as soon as investigations are concluded.

Tony Orilade
Ag. Head, Media & Publicity