EFCC arrests 7 over alleged internet fraud in Ibadan

Some of the suspects

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has arrested twin brothers, Adio Hassan and Adio Hussein alongside five others for alleged internet fraudulent activities.

They were arrested on December 7, 2023, at Apete and Apata areas of Ibadan, Oyo State, following surveillance and actionable intelligence on their suspected involvement in internet- related offences.

The five other suspects are: Jeremiah Gabi, Dennis Gomina, Adepoju Ibukun, Olabode Opeyemi and Adewumi Ayomide.

Also, the Oyo State Police Command has handed over three suspected internet fraudsters to the EFCC, Ibadan Zone on December 7.

The suspects were arrested by the police while on patrol.

Investigations carried out by the EFCC revealed that one of the three suspects was not involved in internet fraud and was released immediately without any bail condition. The two suspects are Joseph Isaac Justice and Ayoola Oluwatosin.

Items recovered from the nine suspected fraudsters include one Toyota Corolla car, iPhone 11, two Samsung mobile phones among others.

The commission said they would be charged to court as soon as investigations were concluded.

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