The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC)has arrested partners in crime, father and a young son (Isa Bola Bakare, Malik Giles Bakare)over internet fraud .
The duo were arrested for reportedly retaining proceeds after obtaining money by false pretence.
In a statement on Wednesday, EFCC spokesman, Wilson Uwujaren said Malik ,the son acted as a “middleman”.
“He connects internet fraudsters around the globe with pickers, and receives some percentage on every successful transaction”, it read.
“During preliminary investigation, the father appeared at the EFCC to claim the N46 million Range Rover SUV recovered from Malik.
Uwujaren said the senior Bakare was arrested after he failed to provide a satisfactory explanation of how he acquired it.
Items seized from the suspects include the vehicle, an iPhone 12 Pro Max, an iPhone 8 and “some incriminating items”.
They will be charged to court soon.