The suspects were arrested at different locations following series of intelligence detailing their alleged involvement in internet fraud and other related offences in Nigeria and abroad.
Three Dubai-based men suspected to be internet fraudsters have been apprehended alongside 14 others by operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Lagos Zonal office.
The agency said in a statement that the suspects were arrested on Tuesday, January 26, and Wednesday 27, 2021 at different locations following series of intelligence detailing their alleged involvement in internet fraud and other related offences in Nigeria and abroad.
“The Dubai- based suspects who were arrested at Victory Nest Estate, Jakande, Lekki, Lagos today January 27, 2021. are; Samuel Oluwasegun Olayinka, Afeez Fajumobi and Olamide Olamilekan Olaofe,while their accomplice caught with them includes Amao Oluwatobi, Amao Joshua, Adeyemo Olatunde, Solomon Emelike, Lawrence Nw,odu and Philip Olamilekan.”
“Others suspects who were arrested at 41c, Muritala Eletu Osapa London, Lekki area of Lagos on Tuesday, January 26, 2021 include Ogbenusi Ibrahim, Kelechi Collins Ndubuka, Sadiq Adewale, John Okafor Eze, Adewale Lateef, Hassan Mohammed, Tunde Lawal and Hussaini Adebayo.”
According to EFCC, the suspects will be arraigned in court as soon as investigations are concluded.