Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC), Lagos zone, have arrested 21 suspected internet fraudsters in the Lekki area of the state.
The suspects are: Shittu Yakubu, Akinsola Afeez, Adeniyi Joseph, Opeyemi Wahab, Idris Sunday, Lawal Moshood, Jubril Yusuf, Olusegun Mohammed, Adekunle Adesanya, and Damilola Abijide.
Others are: Sola Adio, Oladipo Ademola, Damilola Adewale, Akinsola Ridwan, Ogunlaye Damilare, Falaye Peters, Magnus Toni, Onanuga Ahmed, Bolarinwa Segun, Onanuga Olawale, and Ayomide Afeez.
The suspects are also said to be members of an organized cybercrime syndicate.
They were arrested on Wednesday in an operation at Roxbury Leisure Homes Phase 2, Lekki-Epe Expressway.
The commission said the arrests were based on credible intelligence received about the suspects’ alleged criminal activities.
The agency said the suspects have been defrauding unsuspecting members of the public of their hard-earned money.
About 12 vehicles, mobile phones, and laptops were recovered from the suspect.
The commission said it will charge them to court after investigations have been completed.