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EFCC arrests 13 suspected Internet fraudsters in Lagos, convicts five

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EFCC arrests 13 suspected Internet fraudsters in Lagos, convicts five

EFCC arrests 13 suspected Internet fraudsters in Lagos, convicts five

No fewer than 13 persons, suspected to be Internet fraudsters aka yahoo boys, have been arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Tuesday at Gabriel Ajawa Close, Lekki, Lagos.

The suspects include Idris Ridwan, Shonnaike Adejumobi, Afeez Kareem, Adedire David, Muodozie Patrick, Abidemi Smart, Damilare Gabriel are Foluwako David.

Others are Adeleye Smart, Jimoh Olaitan, Olabode Thomas, Akinseye Mayowa and Macaulay Olawale.

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According to the EFCC, the suspects who were arrested for their alleged involvement in cybercrime will be charged.

Meanwhile, Justice Oluwatoyin Taiwo of the Lagos State Special Offences Court has convicted five Internet fraudsters.

The convicts are Andre Agbai Kalu, Olaide Ibrahim Oladimeji, Michael Fatuase Makanjuola, Erekefi Omuedi and Bakare Daniel Oluwadamilare.

They were arraigned on 18, 2021, on a separate count of possession of fraudulent documents contrary to Section 320 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2015.

They pleaded guilty to the charge.

In view of their plea, the prosecuting counsel, Ahmed Yerima, reviewed the case before the court and tendered documents printed from their email accounts as well as items recovered from them.

Delivering her judgment, Justice Taiwo found them guilty of the offence and sentenced each of them to six months’ imprisonment with an option of fine of N200,000.

The court also ordered the forfeiture of a Toyota 4Runner SUV, Lexus RX 330 and mobile devices recovered from the convicts to the Federal Government.

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