The suspects were arrested in a sting operation following credible intelligence on the activities of members of an Organised Cybercrime Syndicate Network who are into internet fraud.
Seventeen suspected internet fraudsters have been nabbed by men of the Lagos Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, in the state.
The suspects were arrested in a sting operation at Kay-Farm Estate, Ishaga axis of Lagos State following credible intelligence on the activities of members of an Organised Cybercrime Syndicate Network who are into internet fraud.
They were identified as Ogunnowo Aderosola, Adebesin Adeyinka, Nkeokelonye Stanley Ifeanyi, Afolabi Babatunde Oluwaseun, Onyeka Nwokoro, Micheal Adedayo Owolabi, Musah Esosa Hakeem, Osim Happiness, Sanusi Timilehin Olawale, Sanusi Timilehin Rasak, Emmanuel Obogo Adeja, Ogunnowo Eniola, Idahosa Samuel Osas, Alabi Ajekola Peter, Timilehin Damilola Emmanuel, Egbuno Ifeanyi Favour and Jimoh Oluwapelumi Ibrahim.
A statement issued on the anti-graft agency’s official Twitter page said various items such as cars, mobile devices, and laptops were recovered upon their arrest.
It added that the suspects will be charged to court upon the conclusion of investigation.