Sixteen persons have been arrested by operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ilorin Zonal Command, over alleged cybercrime and possession of fraudulent funds in Ilorin, Kwara State.
A statement by the spokesperson of the commission, Wilson Uwujaren, on Friday said they were arrested on Thursday, following credible intelligence worked upon by the commission.
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.