The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibadan Zonal Command, has arrested a staff of Federal Medical Centre, Idi-Aba, Abeokuta, Ogun State, Balogun Olawale, alongside 47 others for their alleged involvement in internet fraud.
The suspects were Sodiq Iremide, Abiona Solomon, Moshood Sakiru Olamide, Olalekan Sodiq Olawale, Adebayo Ifeoluwa Timilehin, Joshua Gilbert, Adeleke Oluwafemi, Lawal Yusuff Abiodun, Olaleye Adedolapo Emmanuel, Opaleye Olanrewaju, Kazeem Oladimeji, Akinlosotu Ayodeji Ayomiposi, Omowale Haruna, Akinsolotu Kolade Olayinka, Soremikun Ibrahim, Kolawole Boluwatife Daniel, Olufunkunmi Emmanuel, Olatunji Uthman Alabi, Afeez Jimoh Akorede, Lateef Abdulmujeeb Akanbi, Boladale Olajide James and Enitan Tolulope John.
Others included Orunsolu Sodiq Babatunde, Lamidi Micheal Akolade, Lateef Rahamon Olamilekan, Idowu Micheal Oluwasegun, Peter Adio Olakunle, Ahmod Kazeem Olayemi, Okewole Daniel Olayiwola, Ogundeyin Faruq Olamilekan, Edunjobi Toheeb Ayobami, Simon Dare Tosin, Ahmod Mustapha Olawale, Oladende Mubarak Olansile, Olanrewaju Kabiru Olamilekan, Olowookere Abeeb Lolade, Dolaoso Uthman Olamilekan, Kodagbese Emmanuel Aduragbemi, Simon John Seyi, Idemudia Lucky, Ahmod Waheed Olamide, Olowookere Soburu Ademola, Agboola Oladimeji Taofeek, Awoniyi Segun Gbenga, Babatunde Mathew Ayodele, Alaye John Saheed and Odediran Oluwole Ayomide.
They were arrested, on Wednesday, at the Idi-Aba area of Abeokuta following intelligence on their alleged fraudulent activities, while items recovered from them were seven exotic vehicles, several mobile phones, laptops, hi and Apple wristwatches, among others.
Also, two suspected “Yahoo boys” – Adeniji Adebayo and Ayoola Samson were arrested the same day at the Idi-Igba area of Ibadan in Oyo State by the EFCC operatives with two cars and other valuables.
The state Police command of the Nigerian Police also arrested and handed over a cybercrime suspect, Andrew Olasunkanmi, to the EFCC.
Andrew was arrested at his house on suspicion of involvement in fraudulent activities. A Honda Civic car and mobile phones were recovered from him.