The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Abuja and Ilorin zonal offices, have arrested 25 suspected internet fraudsters in separate operations.
The 25 students of the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, LAUTECH, Ogbomosho, Oyo state were arrested over alleged involvement in various forms of cybercrime including romance scam, love scam, possession of forged documents, and obtaining money by false pretence.
Some of the items recovered from them include several mobile phones, laptop computers, passports, Toyota Corolla, Toyota Avalon, Lexus 15 250, Mercedes 4matic C350, Mercedes C280, Mercedes GLA 280 and Acura.
Arrested students include; Pelumi Adigun, 18; Umaru Frederick, 21; Damilola Emmanuel, 22; Tomiwa Oyewole, 29; Adeleke Owolabi, 24; Oladosu Abdullahi, 23; Abdulmusaq Ismail, 25; Isajimi Joshua, 23; Olaniyan Tunde, 22, and Ebosele Francis, 28.
Others are: Oladejo Ibrahim, 26; Oluwadamilare Abimbola, 25; Orimoloye Joshua, 23; Alfred Samuel, 22; Bayewu Ishola, 23; Abiola Gbenga, 25; Alfred Daniel, 20; Agboola Solomon, 21; Arolewola Damilola, 25; Amoo Tunmise, 23; Akeem Taiwo, 25; Segun Ajibola, 25; Hassan Segun, 24; Onicha Joel, 23, and Tafa Bassit, 25.
The EFCC stated that those arrested would soon be charged to court.