EFCC Arrest 69 Suspected Fraudsters in Osun State
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission EFCC operatives have apprehended 69 individuals suspected of engaging in fraudulent internet-related activities. The operation, carried out by the Ibadan Zonal Command of the EFCC, took place on Wednesday, November 1, 2023, in the Oduduwa Estate area of Ile-Ife, Osun State.
The arrest comes as a result of credible intelligence linking the Oduduwa Estate to the suspected activities of internet fraudsters. Among the arrested individuals are Dankuwo Eniola Erioluwa, Mustapha Monsuru Oluwanisola, Adeyeye Timilehin Ebenezer, and many others, totaling 69 suspects. These individuals were taken into custody following actionable intelligence on their involvement in various internet scams.
The operation also led to the recovery of a significant amount of items, including luxury cars, 190 mobile phones, and 40 laptops, pointing to the scale of the cybercrime network that the EFCC has successfully dismantled.
The EFCC Operatives stated that the suspects are cooperating with the authorities, providing valuable information during interrogations. This collaboration is expected to aid ongoing investigations significantly.
In a related development, the Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) President narrowly escaped a fatal attack in Imo State. The incident, which occurred recently, shocked the nation. The NLC President was brutally assaulted, leaving him in critical condition. The details of the attack remain under investigation, and law enforcement agencies are working diligently to apprehend the perpetrators and bring them to justice.
These recent events highlight the vigilance of law enforcement agencies in tackling various forms of criminal activities in the country. The EFCC’s operation in Osun State demonstrates their commitment to combating internet fraud, which has become increasingly sophisticated in recent years. The agency’s swift response and successful operation send a strong message to cybercriminals that their activities will not be tolerated, and they will be held accountable for their actions.
As investigations continue into both the cybercrime bust and the attack on the NLC President, the Nigerian public remains hopeful that these efforts will contribute to a safer and more secure society. The collaboration between law enforcement agencies and the public is crucial in the fight against crime, and these recent developments underscore the importance of such partnerships in maintaining law and order.
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