EFCC Arrests 3 Corps Members, 19 Undergraduates, 10 Others for Alleged Internet Fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibadan Zonal Office, on Tuesday, arrested three corps members, 19 undergraduates, and 10 others for their alleged Internet fraud, totaling 32 suspects fondly called ‘Yahoo boys.’

Head, Media and Publicity of the anti-graff agency, Dele Oyewale, said the suspects were apprehended during a raid on their hideout in Ogbomoso, Oyo State.EFCC Arrests 3 Corps Members, 19 Undergraduates, 10 Others For ...

He stated that officers of the EFCC swept on the location, after diligent analysis of series of intelligence gathered on their alleged criminal activities.

“Three of the suspects claimed to be serving members of the National Youth Service Corps ( NYSC), 19 were undergraduates of various universities across the country, while the remaining 10 laid claim to sundry vocations.EFCC Arrests 3 Corps Members, 19 Undergraduates, 10 Others for ...

“The suspects are Oyebamiji Francis; Aremo Jeremiah; Ogbonnaya Prosper John; Anuoluwapo Matthew; Oladele Victor; Mumuni Waliyullah; Olawoyin Abiodun; Okuwatoyin Henry; Arisekola Shina; Babarinde Solomon; Samson Gideon; Joshua Ola Adebayo; Ajayi Joseph Ajibola; Garba Mojeed, Olatunbosun Tobiloba and Azeez Ridwan.

“Others are Ajala Timilehin; Adebolapo Bakare; Alaba Gideon; Ogunkeye Olumide; Ogunleke Tolu; Olapade Emmanuel; Adegoke Aanu Abiodun; Job Ayantoye; Oyebode Pelumi; Babayanju Toluwani; Oladele Ayobami; Omonaiye Abubakar; Sattong Baking; Abisoye Kehinde, Iwajomo Nathan and Aniyikaye Tope.

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Oyewale stated that at the point of their arrest, 12 exotic cars, several phones, laptops and some incriminating documents were recovered from them, adding that the suspects were subjected to “thorough screening by medical officials of the EFCC, in line with the COVID-19 prevention protocols. They would be charged to court as soon as investigations are concluded.”

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