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Operatives of the Ilorin Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, have arrested a Corps member, Adamu Shuabu and 18 other suspected internet fraudsters in a sting operation in Lokoja, the Kogi State Capital.
PLATFORM TIMES gathered from the EFCC that the suspects were smoked out of their hieouts by the eagle-eyed operatives of the commission over the weekend following credible intelligence on their fraudulent activities.
They are, Achimugu Nelson Ojonoka, Victor Atsumbe, Akoh Grace Samuel, Usman Abubakar Sadiq, Jacob Emmanuel, Solomon John, Christian Oyakhilome, Adesanya Adeolu Tosin, Uloko George Ojonugwa and Timothy Eleojo Moses.
Others are Negedu Joseph Onuchei, Usman Tenimu, Lukman Musa, Samuel Atadoga, Daniel Atekojo James, Abdulrazaq Iko-ojo Ahnod, Olarewaju John Olumide and Ademola Adegoke Daniel.
PLATFORM TIMES further gathered that
upon the arrest, a Lexus car, huge sum of money suspected to be proceeds of illegal activities, different brands of phones, laptops and other items were recovered from them.
The commission said “the suspects will be charged to court upon the conclusion of the ongoing investigations.”