According to the EFCC, Adewale had been arrested alongside four others for an alleged involvement in internet frauds.
From source, Adewale was arrested with his accomplice, Lamina Hamzat Ajibola at the Agungi area of Lekki, Lagos, while others including Israel Onyebuchi, Emmanuel Olayode and Valentine Nwokorie were arrested around Ibeju-Lekki area of Lagos State.
“During interrogation, Adewale, a self-acclaimed model, who goes by the username @adeherself on Instagram, confessed to being a picker” in cyber crimes. He usually poses as a lady to hoodwink her foreign “preys”.EFCC says.
While speaking on items recovered from suspects, EFCC said;
“Items recovered from the suspects include two Toyota Camry 2009 model cars, and a sum of N9,000,000.00 (Nine Million Naira only), which was found in Adewale’s account.
“The other suspects; Onyebuchi, Olayode and Nwokorie were arrested for their alleged involvement in a romance scam. They were arrested during another raid, following a separate intelligence.
“Investigation revealed that Nwokorie was posing as a female American citizen and sending photos as a porn star to defraud his victim while Onyebuchi was engaging in a love scam as well as forging foreign cheques
“Items recovered from the suspects include laptops and mobile phones. All the suspects will soon be arraigned in court as soon as investigations are concluded.”