Ex Millitary Officer, 33 Others Arrested By EFCC Over Alleged Internet Fraud In Osun

Date: 19-05-2021 8:17 am (3 months ago) | Author: onuigbo felicia
- at 19-05-2021 08:17 AM (3 months ago)

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibadan Zonal Office, says it has arrested a Nigerian Army deserter and 33 others for alleged internet fraud.

The deserter, Jamiu Adebisi, and the others were arrested on Tuesday, May 18.

This is contained in a statement signed by its spokesperson, Wilson Uwujaren and made available to newsmen on Tuesday in Ibadan.

According to the spokesperson, the suspects were picked up at different locations in Osogbo, Osun.

Uwujaren said that the 22-year-old former soldier and other suspects were arrested on the strength of verified intelligence on their alleged involvement in cybercrime.

He said that the suspects had volunteered statements to the commission and would be charged to court as soon as investigations were concluded.

Posted: at 19-05-2021 08:17 AM (3 months ago) | Hero