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EFCC arrests two sets of brothers for fraud, recovers calabash with black soap

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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested seven persons for alleged internet scams.

The suspects, which included two sets of brothers – Ayoola Timilehin, Olusola Timilehin, and Oladayo Fayemi and Tolulope Fayemi –  were arrested in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital.

The brothers were nabbed alongside three others – Temitope Kumuyi, Babatunde Oyelakin and Olanrewaju Ibrahim – were following intelligence reports about the activities of the young men.

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The anti-graft agency, in a statement, said the young men were arrested based on intelligence linking them with opulence without any identifiable means of livelihood.

The statement added that items recovered from them included four cars, laptops, exotic phones, a calabash with black soap and a stamp bearing the identity of the bursary section of Queensland University’s School of Medicine, Australia.

“Operatives of the the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibadan zonal office, have arrested two pairs of brothers: Ayoola Timilehin, Olusola Timilehin, and Oladayo Fayemi, Tolulope Fayemi and three others suspected to be internet fraudsters.

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“They were arrested at their hideout on Wednesday, September 9, 2020 at Alaka, Elebu area of Ibadan, Oyo State.

“The other three suspects arrested with them are Temitope Kumuyi, Babatunde Oyelakin and Olanrewaju Ibrahim. They are all between 20 and 30 years age range.

“The suspects were arrested based on intelligence linking them with opulence without any identifiable means of livelihood.

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“Items recovered from them included four cars, laptops, exotic phones and a stamp bearing the identity of the bursary section of Queensland University’s School of Medicine, Australia.

“They will be charged to court as soon as investigations are concluded,” the statement read.





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