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EFCC arrest bitcoin vendor, four others in Ibadan


Janet Osemudiamen

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibadan Zonal Office, today Friday, April 23, 2021, arrested one Ayomide Samuel Adebowale who trades in bitcoin for his alleged involvement in cyber crimes.

Ayomide along with four others were picked up from two locations at Elebu area in Ibadan, Oyo State.

According to  The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, suspects whose ages range between 21 and 37 were arrested sequel to series of intelligence received by the Commission on their alleged involvement in internet-related crimes.

The other four are: Philip Gabriel, Mayowa Jolaoso Segun, Babatunde Segun Adeyinka and Abiodun Tolulope Emmanuel.

Items recovered from them include two cars, laptops, phones and some documents suspected to contain false pretences.

They will be charged to court as soon as the investigation is completed.



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