Men of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibadan zonal office have arrested 19 internet fraudsters at Ologuneru Area of the metropolitan city of Ibadan and at Akobo, Ibadan, Oyo State.
Their names are:
Bamidele Ayodele Samson, Bamidele Philip, Tunji Oladapo Sowale, Bololaji Olalekan and Abdulrauf Abiodun, Olaleye Pelumi, Anuokuwapo Olanrewaju, Paul Damilola, Olateye David Tobi, Arewa Adekunle Ibrahim, Oyesanmi Ayomikun Oluwaseun, Olaleye Israel, Adediran Kemisola, Omobolade Alarape and Olowolusi Oluwatomisin.
Four other suspects arraigned at the early hours of Friday, February 1st, 2019 at their hideout at Akobo, Ibadan are
Babatunde Afeez, Akorede Ahmed Olalekan, Adeleye Damilola and Moshod Richard.
In a covert operation led by the zonal head, Friday Ebelo, the suspects who are between the aged 21 to 35 years respectively, were taken by surprise when operatives swept on them at one of their notorious havens in the city. 9 of them claimed to be undergraduates while the other 10 claimed to be self-employed in varied vocations.
According to reports they are engaged in various fraudulent activities ranging from obtaining money by false pretenses through sending of scam emails to unsuspecting victims mostly in America, while others were engaged in romance scam on several dating sites.
See their pictures below: