The EFCC have arrested a 30 year old hotelier named Oladimeji Olusegun Ogunfolaju. He owns Lakers Hotel and Lake County Entertainment in Lagos. He was arrested alongside 79 customers in his hotel. They have been charged for alleged internet fraud.
The suspects were arrested during a sting operation on the hotel located at 29, Ebute-Igbogbo Road, Ikorodu, Lagos on Saturday, March 7, 2020, following an intensive surveillance and intelligence gathering by the Commission about their alleged criminal activities.
In his statement, 30-year-old Ogunfolaju stated that he built the hotel with proceeds of internet fraud in 2017.
The hotel was reported to be a haven for Internet fraudsters.
Some of the items recovered from the suspects at the point of arrest include exotic cars, jewelry, mobile phones and some documents.
They will soon be arraigned in court.