55 Suspects, Including an Ex-Convict, Arrested for Internet Fraud in Oyo by EFCC

Ex-Convict, Arrested in Oyo by EFCC

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibadan Zonal Command, has re-arrested an ex-cybercrime convict, Adeniran Tijesunimi, and 54 others for alleged internet fraud and related criminal activities in Oyo town on Thursday, July 13, 2023.

Justice Uche Agomoh of the Federal High Court in Ibadan, Oyo State, had on February 15, 2022, convicted and sentenced Tijesunimi to seven months imprisonment without an option of fine for his involvement in cybercrime. He was again rearrested alongside others following verified intelligence regarding their internet fraud activities.

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Items recovered from the suspects include seven exotic vehicles, 79 mobile phones, four laptops, and several incriminating documents, among others. The suspects will be charged in court after the investigations are concluded by the EFCC.