Connect with us

Headlines News

EFCC arrests twin brothers, five others over internet fraud

Published

on

EFCC constitute task force to save Naira

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says it arrested twin brothers Taiwo and Kehinde Adio alongside five others over alleged internet fraudulent activities in Ibadan, Oyo.

EFCC spokesperson Dele Oyewale disclosed this in a statement on Thursday in Abuja.

According to the statement, the suspects were arrested on December 7 in the Apete and Apata areas of Ibadan, 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. In the same vein, the Oyo state police command handed over three suspected internet fraudsters to the Ibadan zonal command of the EFCC on December 7. They 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,” the anti-graft agency said.

Advertisement

It revealed that items recovered from the suspected fraudsters included one Toyota Corolla car, an iPhone 11, and two Samsung mobile phones.

 

NAN

Advertisement
Advertisement
2 Comments

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Copyright © 2016 - 2024 ChronicleNG

Discover more from Chronicle.ng

Subscribe now to keep reading and get access to the full archive.

Continue reading