Internet Fraud: Anti-graft Agency arrests ex-convict, 54 others in Oyo

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The Ibadan Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC) has arrested an ex-cybercrime convict, Adeniran Tijesunimi and 54 others for alleged internet fraud and related criminal activities.

Justice Uche Agomoh of the Federal High Court, Ibadan, Oyo State, had, on February 15, 2022, convicted and sentenced Tijesunimi to seven months imprisonment without an option of fine for his involvement in cybercrime.

Tijesunimi was re-arrested alongside others at Oyo Town, Oyo State, on July 13, 2023, following verified intelligence regarding their internet fraud activities.

Other suspects include: Ademola Saheed Adeniyi, Olayinwola Tomiwa Rokeeb, Moses Kehinde Biola, Adewale Mumini Adeyemi, Olowuoyin Qudus Atanda, Mojeeb Adedeji Olamilekan, Jonathan Emmanuel Opashi, Usman Abubakar Aruwa, Bamidele Olusoji Joseph, Daniel Anu Omyajowo, Olayinwola Dolapo Zacheaus and Adekunle Daniel Adeniyi.

Others are: Azeez Hammed Ademola, Olatunde Philip Bode, Lawal Abayomi Hammed, Adeniyi Sheu Abiodun, Abdulazeez Ifayemi Ayokunu, Adeleke Sunday Arise, Omiyale Tosin Akin, Segun Samuel Lekan, Popoola Oluwaseun Sunday, Jimoh Afeez Adewale, Bashir Qodir Yinka, Adedeji Ibrahim Ademola, Ajibade Samuel Femi, Omolulu Nurudeen Alabi, Victor Okotie Junior, Lateef Ridwan Aremu, Balogun Abisoye Isreal, Yusuf Alabi Toriola, Akinade John Damilare and Suleiman Abdulrasaq.

The rest are: Adeyewo Stephen Tomilola, Okanlawo Olanrewaju Qodir, Akinbola Ifafimihan Seun, Amusat Taofeek Opeyemi, Akintola Mojeeb Olakunle, Adebayo Malik Adigun, Dauda Rokeeb Opeyemi, Oladokun Abeeb Ajadi, Amusat Qowiyu Atanda, Usman Olatunji Badmus, Afonja Ifayemi Akano, Rokeeb Olamide Taiwo, Adebayo Gbawuga Oyetunji, Fasasi Olasunkanmi Qodir, Yekeen Gbolahan Samuel, Afolabi Ayodeji Emmanuel, Yekeen Micheal Opeyemi, Ayinla Mathew Opeyemi, Mikail Aliyu, Ajibola Nejeeb Pelumi, Bitrus Moses Bugama and Eyamekware Gabriel Clevarly.

The Head, Media and Publicity of the EFCC, Wilson Uwujaren, in a statement, said the items recovered from the suspects include seven exotic vehicles, 79 mobile phones, four laptops and several incriminating documents, among others.

Uwujaren disclosed that the suspects would be charged to court once investigations are concluded.

 

 

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