EFCC Arrests Seven MAPOLY Students, Others For Internet Fraud

EFCC Arrests Seven MAPOLY Students, Others For Internet Fraud

The EFCC has arrested seven suspects in connection with financial crime also known as yahoo yahoo in Nigeria. The suspects are all National diploma students of Moshood Abiola Polytechnic (MAPOLY), Abeokuta, Ogun State, accused of defrauding people under false pretence, lots of forged documents were also found in their possession.

The suspects- Makinde Noheem, Adesina Olalekan, , Toheeb Ogunowo, Tajudeen Hafeez Bolaji , Somotun Olusola, Somotun Sodiq, and Kareem Olaseni- are studying various courses in the institution.

The suspects, who were said to be living flamboyantly, were alleged to be involved in internet scam, forgery of financial instruments and lottery scam, among others.

One of the suspects, Olaseni, a 21-year-old Business Administration student, was said to have created a Facebook account with the name Dean Robert, with which he interacted with his victims.

In his statement, Olaseni gave a blow-by-blow revelation of his modus operandi, saying;

“I tell them (his victims) that they have won Facebook Lottery. I have people who receive the money sent by the victims.

Then, the money is remitted into my personal accounts domiciled in GTBank and Skye Bank.”

A number of items, including laptops, forged documents, were recovered from the suspects during their arrests.

The suspects will be charged to court after investigations are concluded.

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