The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has arrested the owners of Buzz Bar, Boniface Odenigbo Amandianeze and Olasunmbo Olawale Winfunke, for alleged internet fraud and money laundering.
Operatives of the Lagos Zonal Office of the EFCC announced this on Monday, stating that their arrest followed credible intelligence received by the Commission about their alleged involvement in romance scam, business email compromise, benefit scam, credit card fraud and money laundering.
Upon their arrest, four exotic cars, mobile devices, laptop computers, jewelry and wrist watches worth hundreds of millions were recovered from them.
According to the EFCC, “The suspects, Boniface Odenigbo Amandianeze and Olasunmbo Olawale Winfunke, owners of Buzz Bar, a nightclub located on Adetokunbo Ademola Street, Victoria Island, Lagos, were arrested recently at No 2A and 2B Oniru Estate, Lagos.
“Further investigations have also established nexus with other associates who are suspected to be in to computer-related fraud.
“They will soon be charged to court,” it added.