EFCC Arrests Corps Member Over Cybercrime, Recovers N8.7m, Cars

Operatives of the Ilorin Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission have arrested a National Youth Service Corps member, Adetuberu Adetoyese, over alleged cybercrime.

The suspect, aged 28, is serving in Ogbomosho, Oyo State. He hails from Ilesa in the Ilesa West Local Government Area of Osun State.

Adetoyese was arrested at Ogele, Eyenkorin, in the Asa Local Government Area of Kwara State.

Head of Media and Publicity, EFCC, Wilson Uwajuaren, on Thursday, said the suspect’s arrest followed credible intelligence on the activities of Internet fraudsters in the Ilorin metropolis and its environs.

He said the Items reportedly recovered from the suspect included a Lexus car, worth N4m, a laptop, an iPhone 11 Promax and a Samsung S9 Plus.

He sad, “In the course of investigation, Adetoyese revealed that he ventured into Yahoo Yahoo in 2016 and had, among other things, built a house and sponsored himself in school with the proceeds of the illegal activities.”


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