​EFCC arrests 13 suspected internet fraudsters

The Economic and Financial Crimess Commission (EFCC) has announced the successful arrest of 13 alleged internet fraudsters from Lagos and Ogun state by men of the anti-graft agency last Saturday, following intelligence report received by the commission.


The suspects were in possession of banks’ instruments, contracts papers of multinational oil and gas companies, forged data page of international passports of foreign nationals, among other documents.

Info gathered revealed that suspects allegedly confessed to committing different illegal acts like phishing, love scam, forgery, spoofing and others.


The suspects are- Badejo Tobi; Abiola Dimeji; Anthony Godwin; Osoba Adeboye; Adeleken Abiodun and Awokoya Oriyomi Yusuf.

Others are: Oyatayo Ismail; Coffie Meschark; Sylvester Amaddin; Olawale Farouk; Adeniran Tolani; Taiwo Michael and Oyekanmi Ayodeji.


Some of the suspects, who live flamboyantly without any known sources of income, were said to have bought houses and exotic cars from the proceeds of their criminal activities.


They would be arraigned in court after investigations are over.