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Two Brothers Arrested For Internet Fraud In Lagos

Two brothers, Ovin Adekunle and Ovin Nicholas, are now cooling their heels in the custody of the Lagos Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, for alledged internet fraud. 

The brothers and 23 other suspects were arrested for their alleged involvement in computer-related fraud.

A statement by EFCC’s Head, Media & Publicity, Wilson Uwujaren says the siblings were arrested alongside Oyewole Damilola and Ridwan Iyiola, on August 10, 2022 at Palmcity Estate, Lekki area of Lagos State, the other suspects were picked up at City-View Estate, Off Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, on August 12, 2022.

According to the EFCC Spokesperson, operatives arrested 25 in some parts of Lagos State following credible intelligence gathered by the Commission.

The suspects include: Aregbesola Tobiloba, Oladosu Saheed, Oseni Omotara, Abel Durotimi, Oyeneye Rilwan Adetola, Omoregbe Destiny Nosa, Evbonaye Olaleye, and Adeyemo Abiola.

Still others are Temitope Ajetonmobi, Dare-Ilori Oreoluwa David, Adekanye Ayodeji Ezekiel, Osagie Harry Odosa and Arowolo Oluwafemi Isaac.

Others are: Agbaje Jackson Babatunde, Owolabi Temiloluwa Dominion, Fadipe Biodun Idris, Agbayo Moshood Oriyomi, Sylvester Evans, Oshokoya Olaoluwa Muritalah, Omotoye Collins Oluwaseun and Hassan Abdulwahab Oladimeji.

Meanwhile, items such as exotic vehicles, laptops and mobile phones were recovered from the suspects at the point of arrest.

The suspects have volunteered their statements and will soon be charged to court.

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