The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has arrested twin brothers, Taiwo and Kehinde Adio, alongside five others over alleged internet fraud, in Ibadan, Oyo State.
EFCC spokesperson, Dele Oyewale, disclosed this in a statement on Thursday, in Abuja.
According to him, the suspects were arrested on Dec. 7, at Apete and Apata areas of Ibadan, following surveillance and actionable intelligence on their suspected involvement internet-related offences.
“The five other suspects are Jeremiah Gabi, Dennis Gomina, Adepoju Ibukun, Olabode Opeyemi and Adewumi Ayomide.
“In the same vein, the Oyo State Police Command handed over three suspected internet fraudsters to the Ibadan Zonal Command of the EFCC on Dec. 7. They were arrested by the police while on patrol.
“Investigations by the EFCC revealed that one of the three suspects was not involved in internet fraud and was released immediately without any bail condition.
“The two suspects are Joseph Isaac Justice and Ayoola Oluwatosin,” he said.
Items recovered from the nine suspected fraudsters include one Toyota Corolla car, iPhone 11, and two Samsung mobile phones.
Oyewale said that the suspects would be charged to court as soon as investigations are concluded.