In Ilorin, Kwara State, sixteen people have been arrested by operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ilorin Zonal Command, on suspicions of engaging in cybercrime and possessing fake monies.
They were arrested on Thursday, according to the statement released on Friday by the commission’s spokesperson, Wilson Uwujaren, as a result of reliable intelligence that the commission had investigated.
According to the statement, items recovered from them included eight exotic cars, phones and laptops.
The Suspects, including two siblings Ahmed Ismail and Toheeb Ismail, are, Suleiman Abduqudrib Salati, Nurudeen Ibrahim, Boluwasefe Oyinloye, Bashir Azeez, Abduquodri Ibrahim, Raji Roqeeb, Tobiloba Raihan, Busari Mohammed
Others are, Olaoye Kolade, Bello Muhammed, Onime Bright, Adebayo Bolaji, Abdulqudus Zakariya and Adeleke Hassan.
“The suspects will soon be charged to court as soon as investigations are concluded,” the statement added.