Operatives of the Kaduna Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), have arrested a popular musician on Tiktok, Crown Uzama (aka ShalliPopi) and his manager, Ajayi AbdulHafeez (aka 21 Badda) for alleged Internet fraud.
In a statement issued via the commission’s Twitter handle, EFCC said they were arrested alongside 29 other suspects, including four females namely, Glory Chinyere Kelvin Ogunwa, Tina Ochonogor, Favour Baba Dawa and Joseph Judith Iya.
The others are Adewale Adedokun, Yakubu Emmanuel Ojochememi, AbdullAzeez Temidayo Suleiman, Umaru Osioke AbdulAzeez I, Emmanuel Issac Iwebo, Shaibu Umaru Smart, Joel Kator, Gowon Titus, Emmanuel Daniel, Enough Etim Ekpo, Atano Timi Eben, Ijuo John Ochi, Paul Emmanuel Kaye, Uyit Victor and David Elijah Yachai.
Others include, Leche Precious Sokomba, Onoja Samuel Uroko, Cornelius Oyathekhua Agbodesi, Edigim Nosa Success, Azubuike Melchizedek Onyia, Usman Shereef, Victory Dennis Chiemela, Lambert Fortune thus Chikwando, Asoore King Oloruntoba and Malik Adanu Jibril. They were arrested following actionable intelligence about proposed show by suspected Internet fraudsters at Barnawa, Kaduna state.
The suspects were arrested in sting operation at Disney Part Lounge, Epitome and Tomoso Hotels, all in Barnawa axis, Kaduna state.
Items recovered include, Mobile phones, Laptop computers and two vehicles. The suspects will be arraigned in court at the conclusion of the investigation.