Operatives of the Ibadan zonal command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) have arrested a complete of 43 suspected web fraudsters, popularly referred to as “Yahoo Boys” in Ogun State.
Among the many suspects arrested was a self-acclaimed police officer, Tijani Idris Oluwaseun.
A press release made out there to journalists by the Spokesman of the EFCC, Wilson Uwujaren, mentioned the “yahoo boys” have been arrested on Friday at Ijebu-Ode and Awa-Ijebu cities of Ogun State following actionable intelligence on their alleged fraudulent actions.
In line with Uwujaren, gadgets recovered from the suspected “Yahoo Boys” embrace eleven unique automobiles, a number of laptops, quite a few iPhones, apple wrist watches, costly video video games, and golden enamel price thousands and thousands of naira worn by one of many suspects.
He mentioned except for Oluwaseun who claimed to be an officer serving in Ede, Osun State, the opposite suspects embrace Dahud Sodiq Temidayo, Emmanuel Chidibe Peter, Alan Joseph Opeyemi, Sodiq Iyanu Babatunde, Abiodun Olukoya Ibrahim, Adebanjo Oluwaseyi Emmanuel, Olokode Ajibola Obaloluwa, Emiade Azeez Ayotunde, Okeowo Oluwadayo Ahmed, Oludare Abdulazeez Ajadi, Emmanuel Sunday John, Knowledge Alloy, Yusuf Nurudeen, Kadiri Oluwasegun Sodiq, Daniel Christopher Imlegu, Tijani Babatunde, Abubakar Faruq Oluwapelumi, Oyeneye Jerimiah Abiodun, Clement Temitope, Balogun Olatunji, Akinboyede Idris Olawole, Akinlade Gbemileke, and Afeez Lekan.
The remaining are Bankole Timilehin, Akande Olanrewaju, Arowolo Ololade, Kelvin Udanyi, Ayanmo Sunday, Olanusi Bolaji, Victor Ogheneremu, Ogunboye Ayodeji, Emmanuel Ayomide, Ojo Odegbele, Sotunde Tobi, Ayodele Felix, Festus Akindeji, Jonathan Taiwo Resurrection, Agun Michael Okikiola, Olawale Oluwaseyi Ezekiel, Adeife Adeleke, Taiwo Ayanmo and Aduraja Samuel Olaoluwa.
The EFCC picture maker famous that the suspects can be charged in court docket as quickly because the investigations are concluded.
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