An alleged group of internet fraudsters have been arrested by the EFCC.
The commission said it arrested 19 suspects in a sting operation at Ologuneru and Akobo area of Ibadan, early Friday morning.
EFCC named the suspects as: Bamidele Ayodele Samson, Bamidele Philip, Tunji Oladapo Sowale, Bololaji Olalekan and Abdulrauf Abiodun.
Olaleye Pelumi, Anuokuwapo Olanrewaju, Paul Damilola, Olateye David Tobi, Arewa Adekunle Ibrahim, Oyesanmi Ayomikun Oluwaseun, Olaleye Israel, Adediran Kemisola, Omobolade Alarape and Olowolusi Oluwatomisin.
Four other suspects arrested at Akobo are Babatunde Afeez, Akorede Ahmed Olalekan, Adeleye Damilola and Moshood Richard.
The anti-graft commission said Friday afternoon that the first fifteen suspects’ ages range from 21 – 35.
Five of the suspects claimed to be undergraduates while 10 others claimed to be self-employed in varied vocations.
EFCC said it got credible information that some of the young men engaged in various fraudulent activities by sending scam emails to unsuspecting victims mostly in the United States of America, while others engaged in romance scam on several dating sites.
Four different models and brands of exotic cars, five laptops, 20 phones (10 iPhones) and one small bag containing items suspected to be fetish objects (juju) were recovered from them, as well as several documents, including international passports, and ATM cards.
The other four suspects arrested in Akobo – between 21 and 30 years of age – were allegedly caught with female underwear, exotic car, laptops and fetish items.
The suspects are said to be helping operatives with useful information.