Nigeria’s anti-corruption agency arrests 11 internet fraudsters in highbrow area with 7 exotic cars Updated for 2021

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Updated: March 2, 2021


Operatives of the Nigerian Economic and Financial Crimes Commission in Lagos have arrested 11 suspected internet fraudsters for offences bordering on conspiracy, possession of fraudulent documents and attempt to obtain money under false pretence.

They were arrested in the Lekki County Homes and Igbo-Efon areas of Lagos State, following intelligence report received by the Commission, recently.

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EFCC said in a statement that the items recovered from the suspects at the time of arrest included seven exotic cars, 16 laptop computers and 20 phones.

The suspects are Ganiyu Sherif Abiodun, Akinyele Sherif, Oluseye Soremekun, Kolawole Rasheed, Kolawole Kazeem and Ibrahim Anjorin.

Others are Temitope Samson, Damilola Samson, Uduogwu Freeborn Eboagwu, Ojomu Gbenga and Okougbo Dervick.

They will be charged to court as soon as investigations are concluded.

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Simon Ateba
Simon Ateba
Simon Ateba covers the White House, the U.S. government, the International Monetary Fund, the World Bank and other financial and international institutions for Today News Africa in Washington D.C. Simon can be reached on simonateba@todaynewsafrica.com

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