The Ibadan Zonal office of EFCC, Monday, 20th March, 2017 took over five suspected internet fraudsters arrested by men of the Oyo State Joint Security Task Force, ‘Operation Burst’ for further investigation.
The suspects, which includes Oyewole Oyeleye Olatunji (28), Adeniran Adeyinka Yusuf (29), Samuel Olumide Adeola (29), Israel Adeola (24) and Olorunyemi Savior Imonah (24) were arrested March 13, 2017, during a routine surveillance at Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH) Ogbomosho.
They confessed to have defrauded some American women through various romance scam using different dating sites. They also confessed to have obtained different sums from their victims.
Investigations have also revealed that the suspects have various incriminating documents in their Laptops and Phones. They were posing on the dating sites as American Soldiers and using different identities to defraud unsuspecting American ladies. The suspects will be charged to court as soon as investigation is completed.