EFCC arrests hotelier, 79 others in Lagos for alleged internet fraud

A 30-year-old hotelier identified as Oladimeji Olusegun Ogunfolaju, owner of Lakers Hotel and Lake County Entertainment in Lagos and 79 others have been arrested by the operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) over alleged involvement in internet fraud.

This was contained in a statement released by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).

The anti-graft agency disclosed that the hotel which is allegedly a haven for internet fraudsters is being guarded by armed security men from three security agencies including the Nigerian Army, the Nigeria Police and the Nigerian Navy.

According to the EFCC, the suspects were arrested during a sting operation in the hotel located at 29, Ebute-Igbogbo Road, Ikorodu, Lagos on Saturday, March 7th 2020.

They were eventually arrested following an intensive surveillance and intelligence gathering by the Commission about their alleged criminal activities.

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