EFCC has arrested 2 more internet fraudsters in Ibadan. Mr. Tony Orilade told the news crew that the arrested boys, both aged 31 and 35, respectively were arrested by the EFCC at different locations in Ibadan, Oyo State due their involvement in internet fraud.
According to Mr. Tony Orilade among the things that were
seized from both suspects are 1 iPhone Xmax and one Toyota Venza which was
gotten from one of them. One Infinix phone, one Apple Ipad, one Toyota Camry, Toyota
Venza, one iPhone Xmax, two Macbooks, one iPhone 5, two hard drives and one HP
printer were recovered from the second suspect.
According to Mr. Orilade, after intensive proofreading of documents collected from the suspects, EFCC officers was able to have enough reasons for arresting the duo.
He said “It was
established that the suspects engaged in acts contrary to the provisions of
Cybercrime (Prohibition, Prevention, etc) Act, 2015 and would be accordingly
charged to court soon.’’
Mr. Tony said to the news crew that according to the investigations made the duo run two email accounts, one which they own and the order which was fraudulent and used for their internet crime.
He said: “Findings revealed various lodgements from his foreign victims into his Nigerian bank accounts.’’
Mr. Tony also told the press that one of the suspects had acknowledged in his statement to that he was fraudulently impersonating himself as a man called Chris Dan, who works with the UN.
Mr. Tony Orilade said: “He confessed that he solicit money from them allegedly to enable him to pay for his flight ticket to pay them scheduled visits.”
“After much familiarisation, he would then device other tricks to swindle them the more,’’. He