Operatives of the Lagos Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) have arrested 28 suspected internet fraudsters at different locations in the Abule-Egba area of Lagos State.
The suspects, it was learnt, used various pseudo names to defraud unsuspecting victims, especially on social media platforms.
The Commission identified the suspects as: Emanuel Duke, Fortune Stephen, Okpesa Kenneth, James Taiwo, Lamina Toyeeb, Amusa Ahmed, Lezor Ture Bright, Kehinde Adeleye, Godwin Obayuwana, Ajao Sodiq, Adebimpe Ayo, Iwuala Jesse, Joseph Duke Otega, Amusa Ridwan, Ememerurie Daniel and Gift Ogbaro.
Others are, Ayokunmi Adeyinka, Michael Stephen, Lateef Olatayo, Sunday Richard, Kazeem Jubril Alade, Muhammed Abubakar, David Stephen Jonah, Usman Olatunbosun, Ituah Eghoboi, Tayo Joshua, Osume Collins, and Musa Husseini.
“Luxury cars, sophisticated phones and laptops were recovered from them during the arrest. They will charged to court upon conclusion of investigations, ” the Commission added.