Yahoo: 29 suspected internet fraudsters arrested in Kwara


The Ilorin Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Thursday, arrested 29 persons for their alleged involvement in internet and other related offenes.

A statement issued by the anti-graft agency, said the suspects were arrested at different locations in Offa, Offa Local Government Area of Kwara State.

The suspects were identified as Sikiru Mustapha, Abdulmartin Olawale, Gbolahan Abdulamin, Abdulfawaz Olakanmi, Tunde Saheed, David Komolafe, Adebayo Ridwan, Oluwatobi Akinbo, Fatimehin Kayode, Ibrahim Zakariya, Olajide Moshood, Ikudaisi Adesoji, Habeeb Adeyemi and Hassan Akorede.

Others are: Ahmed Quadri, Olanipekun Ibrahim, Olabisi Ololade, Ahmed Akorede, Wasiu Adesina, Damilola Samsudeen, Olaloye Damilare, Nathaniel Laoshe, Adeniyi Opeyemi, Adebayo Shahajudeen, Segun Ajila, Kehinde Olaniyi and Ibitowa Toyeeb.

The arrest followed credible intelligence received by the command on activities of the suspects.


Mobile phones, laptops and cars were recovered from the suspects.

The commission added that some of the suspects have confessed to the crime and they will be charged to court upon conclusion of the ongoing investigation.

Yahoo: 29 suspected internet fraudsters arrested in Kwara

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