Kwara State: Nigeria’s Anti-graft Agency arrests 3 internet fraud suspects

Tunde Akanbi, Ilorin

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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC has arrested three internet fraud suspects at the Ilorin International Airport, in Kwara state capital, North Central Nigeria.

They are Olawale Ipadeola, Opeyemi Badmus and Wasiu Babatunde.

The suspects were arrested on Monday morning, August 8, 2022 except for Wasiu who was arrested last Saturday, August 6, 2022

Two of the suspects (Olawale and Opeyemi), who flew in from Lagos landed at the Ilorin airport around 11:56 am.

Preliminary investigations about their activities have shown that the suspects possessed several fraudulent documents on the devices.

Upon interrogation, the suspects confessed to the crime and admitted ownership of different brands of phones and laptops recovered from them at the point of arrest.

The suspects will be charged to court upon the conclusion of the ongoing investigations.




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