Nine suspected internet fraudsters have been arrested in Abeokuta, the Ogun state capital by some operatives of the commission of the Economic and Financial crime.
The suspects who were arrested during an early morning raid at their hideout at Aaya Camp on Wednesday, October 14, have been identified as Tobi Idowu; Gbeminiyi Samuel; Adekunle Gafar; Wusu Taiwo; Agbabaidan Idris; Olaiya Olamide; Adediran Rotimi; Ikegbuka Junior and Ridwan Garuba.
They are said to be between the ages of 21 and 31. The anti-graft further disclosed that they were arrested following sustained surveillance and intelligence on suspected cybercrime activities on the spot.
Items recovered from them include two cars, laptops, phones, internet routers, and automated teller machine (ATM) cards. They will be charged to court as soon as investigations are concluded.