EFCC says it has arrested two lecturers, 28 others for alleged internet fraud

EFCC says it has arrested two lecturers, 28 others for alleged internet fraud

- Two lecturers of the Kwara State College of health technology, Offa have been arrested by EFCC for alleged internet fraud

- The anti-graft agency said the arrests were made after intelligence work by operatives at its Ilorin zonal office

- The EFCC disclosed that items recovered from the suspects include cars, phones, laptops among others

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Two lecturers of the Kwara State College of health technology, Offa have been arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) for alleged internet fraud.

The anti-graft agency in a statement via its Twitter handle on Monday, September 14, said the lecturers were arrested along with twenty-eight others over alleged fraudulent internet activities.

EFCC says it has arrested two lecturers, 28 others for alleged internet fraud

Some items recovered from the suspects include cars, phones, laptops among others. Photo Credit: EFCC
Source: Twitter

The anti-graft agency disclosed that the arrests were made after intelligence work by its detectives at the Ilorin zonal office.

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EFCC says it has arrested two lecturers, 28 others for alleged internet fraud

The anti-graft agency said it is making efforts to arrest another suspect linked to the alleged internet fraud. Photo Credit: EFCC
Source: Twitter

According to the agency, the lecturers arrested over the alleged offence are Abdulahi Opashola and Adebisi Ademola.

It said items recovered from the suspects include cars, phones, laptops among others.

EFCC stated that efforts are ongoing to arrest a herbalist who is also linked with the alleged internet fraud.

In other news, two pairs of brothers and three other young men have been arrested by the operatives of the EFCC for internet fraud in Ibadan, the Oyo state capital.

According to the statement posted on the EFCC's verified Twitter page on Wednesday, September 9, the two pairs of brothers are Ayoola Timilehin, Olusola Timilehin, and Oladayo Fayemi, Tolulope Fayemi

They were arrested at their hideout in Alaka, Elebu area of Ibadan. The other three suspects arrested with them are Temitope Kumuyi, Babatunde Oyelakin and Olanrewaju Ibrahim. They are all between 20 and 30 years.

Meanwhie, former managing director of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), has been ordered by a Federal High Court in Lagos to forfeit the sum of N250 million to the federal government.

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This is revealed in a statement shared by the EFCC on its Twitter account on Friday, September 11.

Legit.ng gathered that the presiding judge, Justice R.M Aikawa recently ordered the final forfeiture of the money following an application filed by EFCC's Lagos zonal office.

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