Agents from the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ilorin Zonal Command, have detained sixteen people in Ilorin, Kwara State, on suspicion that they have engaged in cybercrime and are in possession of fake cash.
They were detained on Thursday as a result of trustworthy information that the commission had been working with, according to a statement issued on Friday by Wilson Uwujaren, the agency's spokesperson.
They were found with eight exotic automobiles, phones, and laptops, the statement said.
Suleiman Abduqudrib Salati, Nurudeen Ibrahim, Boluwasefe Oyinloye, Bashir Azeez, Abduquodri Ibrahim, Raji Roqeeb, Tobiloba Raihan, and Busari Mohammed are the suspects, along with two siblings Ahmed and Toheeb Ismail.
More include Adeleke Hassan, Adebayo Bolaji, Bello Muhammed, Onime Bright, Olaoye Kolade, and others.
The statement continued, “The suspects will shortly be charged to court as soon as investigations are finished.”