No fewer than 19 persons including a serving corps member have been arrested by operatives of the Ilorin Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) over their alleged involvement in internet scam activities.
The serving corps member identified as Adamu Shuabu and eighteen others were smoked out of their hideouts by the eagle-eyed operatives of the EFCC over the weekend following credible intelligence on their fraudulent activities.
They are, Achimugu Nelson Ojonoka, Victor Atsumbe, Akoh Grace Samuel, Usman Abubakar Sadiq, Jacob Emmanuel, Solomon John, Christian Oyakhilome, Adesanya Adeolu Tosin, Uloko George Ojonugwa, and Timothy Eleojo Moses.
Others are Negedu Joseph Onuchei, Usman Tenimu, Lukman Musa, Samuel Atadoga, Daniel Atekojo James, Abdulrazaq Iko-ojo Ahnod, Olarewaju John Olumide and Ademola Adegoke Daniel.
Upon arrest, a Lexus car, a huge sum of money suspected to be proceeds of illegal activities, and different brands of phones, laptops, and other incriminating materials were recovered from them.