By Marcel Samuel
Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Lagos State Zonal office, has arrested no fewer than 15 suspected internet fraudsters in connection with offence bordering on obtaining by false pretence lottery scam and love scam.
The suspects were arrested on Saturday, February 3, in the Shotubo and Awoluwo area of Sagamu, Ogun State, following intelligence report received by the Commission about their criminal activities.
The suspects were alleged to be living a flamboyant life without legitimate sources of income.
The Commission gave their name as, Aliu Lukman, 18, Damilola Fatona, 20, Shonubi Adetola, 18, Adewale Babatunde, 17, Afolabi Lekan, 19, Awe Ayodele, 24 and Adeyemi Gbadebo, 19.
Others are, Adeyemi Tiwatope, 20, Odeyemi Olawale, 20, Nike Afolabi Olaiya, 20, Awe Abimbola Ireti, 23, Yusuf Aliu Oluwafemi, 20, Osidipe Olatunbosun, 24, Tosin Adesanya, 19, and Adeyinka Bello, 17.
Items recovered from the suspects according to the Commission includes, laptops, phones bearing scanned forged documents, six exotic cars, charms and SIM cards.