Four Bitcoin Vendors Get Arrested By EFCC

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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Ibadan Zonal Office on Friday 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.

A statement by the EFCC Heads of Media and Publicity, Wilson Uwujaren, said the 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

He identified the other suspects as: 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,” Uwujaren added in the statement.