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Cybercrime: EFCC apprehends club owner, 14 suspected Internet fraudsters in Lagos

*The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission discloses the items recovered from the Internet fraud suspects include cars, mobile phones, and laptop computers of various specifications

Emmanuel Akosile | ConsumerConnect

For their alleged involvement in computer-related frauds, operatives of the Lagos Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) have arrested Emeka Kingsley, a club owner, in Lagos State.

Mr. Wilson Uwujaren, Head of Media and Publicity at EFFC, who said in a statement Thursday, May 20, explained that Kingsley, owner of Glass House – a club in the Abule Egba area of Lagos, was arrested along with 14 other suspected Internet swindlers.

According to the Commission, the cybercrime suspects include Adesoye Kehinde, Seun Adefala, Adebayo Gbadebo, Adebogun Adebowale, Aruna Odunayo, Israel Oluwatoyin, and John Ugochukwu.

Others were Oluwadare Aboderin, Ridwan Dada, Amosu Toby, Jimoh Tunde, Oyemade Michael, Junaid Oladimeji, and Akeem Dada.

Uwujaren also related that the EFFC operatives arrested the suspects April 15 at the Club, following credible intelligence gathered about their alleged involvement in computer-related frauds.

The statement noted the items recovered from the suspects include cars, mobile phones, and laptop computers of various specifications.

The suspects would soon be charged to court, added the statement.

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