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EFCC has Arrested Social Media Influencer, Adedamola Adewale (Adeherself) and Four Others for Internet Fraud

The EFCC Lagos Zonal Office has announced the arrested of five alleged internet fraudsters, including Adedamola Adewale, (Adeherself) a social media influencer, for their alleged involvement in internet-related fraud.

According to the commission, the five suspects were apprehended in different areas of Lagos during a raid by their operatives. While Adewale, 20, and his accomplice, Lamina Hamzat Ajibola, were arrested at the Agungi area of Lekki, Lagos State, the trio of Israel Onyebuchi, Emmanuel Olayode and Valentine Nwokorie were picked up at the Ibeju-Lekki area of Lagos State. The commission also said the arrest of Adewale and Ajibola was sequel to intelligence linking them to online fraudulent activities with two brothers, Lasisi Wasiu Adeleke and Lasisi Riliwan Adeniyi, who are at large. They were arrested at a four-bedroom duplex belonging to the two run-away fraudsters.
Some of the items recovered from the suspects include two Toyota Camry 2009 model cars, and a sum of N9,000,000.00 (Nine Million Naira only), which was found in Adewale’s account. The commission added that the other suspects;  Onyebuchi,  Olayode and  Nwokorie were arrested for their alleged involvement in a romance scam. They were arrested during another raid, following a separate intelligence. Investigation revealed that Nwokorie was posing as a female American citizen and sending photos as an adult film star to defraud his victim while  Onyebuchi was engaging in a love scam as well as forging foreign cheques. Items recovered from the suspects include laptops and mobile phones. "All the suspects will soon be arraigned in court as soon as investigations are concluded." The commission said.