The Ibadan Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Friday arrested one Ayomide Samuel Adebowale, who trades in bitcoin, for his alleged involvement in cybercrimes.
Ayomide along with four others were picked up from two locations at Elebu area in Ibadan, Oyo State, according to a statement by Wilson Uwujaren, EFCC’s Head of Media and Publicity, on Friday.
The suspects, whose ages range between 21 and 37 years old, were arrested sequel to series of intelligence received by the Commission on their alleged involvement in internet-related crimes
The other four are Philip Gabriel, Mayowa Jolaoso Segun, Babatunde Segun Adeyinka and Abiodun Tolulope Emmanuel.
Items recovered from them include two cars, laptops, phones and some documents suspected to contain false pretences
They will be charged to court as soon as the investigation is completed, the EFCC said.
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