The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibadan Zonal Office, has arrested five
undergraduate students for alleged internet fraud.
The suspects are: Adeleke Paul, 21; Akinsanmi Olusola Adeniyi, 21; Ogundile Ademola James, 23;
Okali Ugochukwu, 21, from the Federal University of Technology Akure, (FUTA) and Adebiyi Tayo Abudu, 22, from Adekunle Ajashin University, Akungba,(AAUA).
They were picked up at an Off- Campus Residence located at Anuoluwapo Close, Stateline Hotel Road, off FUTA South Gate, Akure, Ondo State.
The Commission got wind of their activities through series of gathered intelligence. Paul and his co-travelers, who go about with the name Tsunnami Gang and Young Pablo Money allegedly swindled unsuspecting foreigners and others to the tune of Sixteen million naira (N16M) recently by engaging in fraudulent activities of
obtaining money by false pretences through scam mails.
At the point of arrest, EFCC operatives recovered a
2006, black Toyota Highlander with registration
number (Lagos) LND 112 EG, 2010 light- green
Toyota Camry (Muscle) with registration number
(Lagos) AAA 850 EF, laptops, three Apple iPhone 6
and three Blackberry phones from them. Some implicating documents were also found and
downloaded from their laptops. They are to be
arraigned in court as soon as investigation is