The Ilorin Zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Thursday announced the arrest of five persons over alleged case of internet fraud and other fraud related offences.
The suspects were Stephen Odanye, Abolarin Kayode, Babatunde Muhammad, Adepoju Tomiwa, and Akinbamidele Femi.
They were arrested at different locations in ilorin metropolis following intelligence reports gathered by the anti-graft agency.
It was discovered that the suspects use their phones and laptop computers to communicate with their victims who are majorly foreigners in order to defraud them of their monies.
Investigation by the operatives of the agency revealed that the suspects benefitted several foreign currencies deposited into their accounts by their victims.
Items recovered from them included phones,cars, documents containing false information among others.
The suspects will soon be charged to court, sources in the zonal office confided in the Daily Post.