The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has arrested a serving youth corps member, Ademola Babajide Adeniyi, and Onabuke Adedokun Kenny, a graduate of the North American University, for alleged Internet fraud.
A statement from the antigraft agency says the suspects were arrested on July 30th at Novojo Estate, Sangotedo Ajah, Lagos, during a raid by operatives of the EFCC. According to the statement, Adeniyi, stated that he collected six iPhone 8 and 4 Apple laptops from his unsuspecting victims, which he sold for over N1 million.
Items found on the suspects at the point of arrest include laptops, scam emails, pictures of some female victims, phones and a 2015 Honda Accord car.
In a related development, operatives of EFCC, Lagos Zonal office, have arrested a suspected member of a syndicate of internet fraudsters, Oriyomi Adeoye, in Lagos.
Adeoye was arrested on July 26, 2019 at Flanky Berry, Novojo Estate, Sangotedo Ajah, Lagos, for his alleged involvement in fraudulent activities and computer-related fraud. Items found on him include Apple Laptops, scam emails, payment slips, cashier cheques, and several fraudulent documents.
The antigraft agency says the suspects will be charged to court soon. .