The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has announced the arrest of Buzzbar owners – Olasunmbo Olawale Winfunke and co-owner of Buzzbar, Boniface Odenigbo Amandianeze ‘Armani’ for alleged Internet fraud.
The duo who until their arrest by the anti-fraud agency were socialites known across Lagos due to their ownership of the premium bar.
Further investigations showed that Olasunmbo and Boniface were arrested for online romance scams, business email compromise alongside other fraud allegations that could see them being extradited to the United States of America.
The EFCC said they have been granted bail but they have been unable to meet the stringent conditions.
In the last three years, the EFCC has effected the arrest of several socialites and young entrepreneurs in Lagos for several alleged Internet fraud.