On Friday, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) arrested a total of 43 individuals, including Tijani Oluwaseun, who claimed to be a police officer serving in Ede, Osun, on charges of internet fraud.
The operation took place in Ijebu-Ode and Awa-Ijebu towns of Ogun, following intelligence received on their alleged fraudulent activities. Among the other suspects arrested were Dahud Sodiq Temidayo, Emmanuel Chidibe Peter, Alan Joseph Opeyemi, Sodiq Iyanu Babatunde, and Abiodun Olukoya Ibrahim. Additionally, Yusuf Nurudeen, Kadiri Oluwasegun Sodiq.
Daniel Christopher Imlegu, Tijani Babatunde, Abubakar Faruq Oluwapelumi, Oyeneye Jerimiah Abiodun, Clement Temitope, Balogun Olatunji, Akinboyede Idris Olawole, Akinlade Gbemileke, and Afeez Lekan were arrested. The remainder of those arrested were Bankole Timilehin, Akande Olanrewaju, Arowolo Ololade, Kelvin Udanyi, Ayanmo Sunday.
Olanusi Bolaji, Victor Ogheneremu, Ogunboye Ayodeji, Emmanuel Ayomide, Ojo Odegbele, Sotunde Tobi, Ayodele Felix, Festus Akindeji, Jonathan Taiwo Resurrection, Agun Michael Okikiola, Olawale Oluwaseyi Ezekiel, Adeife Adeleke, Taiwo Ayanmo, and Aduraja Samuel Olaoluwa.
The EFCC recovered 11 exotic cars, numerous laptops, iPhones, Apple wristwatches, expensive video games, and golden teeth worth millions of naira worn by one of the suspects. They will be arraigned in court as soon as the investigation is concluded.