Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has arrested 14 suspected internet fraudsters in Lagos state.
The agency said they arrested the suspects at 1004 Estate, Victoria Island, Lagos on Thursday, February 4, 2021, following series of intelligence on their alleged fraudulent activities.
The suspects are: Akin Abiola Daramola, Stephen Augustine Terungwa, Oluwateru Abiodun Samson, Jeffrey Imariagbe Ehis, Uwajiala Odion Henry, Solomon Abidiran Pelumi, Adebayo Oluwatobi Isaac Olamide, and Odunifa Joseph Opomulero.
Others are: Adulkarim Samad Olalekan, Anne Davidson, Ibrahim Enakere Emmanuel, Abayomi Oluwagbenga Olowoake, Israel Jigah Sokoamtu, Oluwaseun Olajuwon Ibrahim and Isaiah Effiong.
According to EFCC, the suspects have all been interrogated and will soon be arraigned in court.
An unidentified man last week died after he jumped from the 6th floor of the 1004 Estate in Lagos.
According to reports, EFCC officials stormed the Estate this morning to arrest some suspected internet fraudsters.
The operatives went from one apartment to the other, knocking, and if denied access, they would break into the apartment. The eyewitnesses said the man jumped after hearing that the operatives were around the Estate.