EFCC busts Lakers hotel, arrests owner, 79 others





Operatives of EFCC have arrested a 30-year-old Oladimeji Olusegun Ogunfolaju, who owner of Lakers Hotel and Lake County Entertainment in Lagos, and 79 others for allegedly involving in internet fraud.

The hotel, alleged to be 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.

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 a statement, EFCC revealed that Ogunfolaju built the hotel, which houses a night club and a strip bar, from the proceeds of internet fraud in 2017. Items recovered are exotic cars, jewellery, mobile phones and some documents.

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