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EFCC arrests nine youths suspected to be internet criminals in Abeokuta

Nigeria – Nine young men aged between 21 and 31 suspected to be internet fraudsters were today, Wednesday, arrested by the operatives of the Ibadan Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, in Abeokuta, Ogun State.

The suspects, whose ages range between 21 and 31 as released by the EFCC spokesperson, Wilson Uwujaren are: Tobi Idowu; Gbeminiyi Samuel; Adekunle Gafar; Wusu Taiwo; Agbabaidan Idris; Olaiya Olamide; Adediran Rotimi; Ikegbuka Junior and Ridwan Garuba.

The suspects, Uwujaren said were arrested during an early morning raid on their hideout at Aaya Camp, Ibadan, following sustained surveillance and intelligence on suspected cyber crime activities in the spot.

Items recovered from them include two cars, laptops, phones, internet routers and automated teller machine (ATM) cards.

He said all suspects will be charged to court as soon as investigations are concluded.

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