EFCC Arrests 40 Lagos Big Boys Over Online Frauds
September 06, 2022
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Lagos Zonal Command has arrested no fewer than 40 young business owners over fraudulent transactions across the state.
The suspects were said to have included; Doroye Joseph, Ajayi Emmanuel, Olalekan Akonji , Oluwadare Olawale, Oloyede Olakunle, Okon Cornelius, Omokaro Jeffery, Oyedokun Abdulrazaq, Olowofela Temidayo, Mosess Ossai, Dada Abiodun, Francis Oluwatobi, Ayobami Akanji, Osun Gbenga, Ajayi Femi, Adewara Oluwadamilola, Anthony Okun, Olusegun Ibukunoluwa, Boluwatife Adewale, Jerry Agoh, Oluseye Ayomipo, Anthony Dada, John Tobi, Asagba Oluwaseun and Ideh Oghenetega.
Others were: Peter Nwaneri, Egbe Morgan, Abu Mathew, Anjola Emmanuel, Olashile Gabriel, Omobolaji Solomon, Allen Ayoola, Odenike Sodiq, Oluwasina Temitope, Kareem Hassan, Fagbemiro Ayomide, Olaegbe Hammed, Ejede Victor, Allen Abimbola, and Confidence Atipko.
As disclosed on the social media handle of the agency on Tuesday, the suspects were said to have been arrested at Awoyaya and Oral Estate axis of Lekki on August 29, and September 1, 2022.
It stated that the arrests were made after the commission received a credible intelligence received as regards the suspects’ alleged involvement in computer-related fraud, identity theft, and obtaining money under false pretense.
According to the EFCC, laptop computers, mobile devices containing false documents as well as luxury cars were recovered from the suspects during the arrest.