Internet Fraud: EFCC arrests 22 Suspects in Oyo State

Olubunmi Osoteku, Ibadan


The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibadan Zonal Command has arrested 22 suspected ”Yahoo boys” for alleged involvement in internet fraud.

According to a statement by the Commission’s Head of Media and Publicity, Wilson Uwujaren, the suspects were apprehended during an operation at their hideout in Ogbomoso, Oyo State.

Uwujaren said the operation was based on an intelligence report on the alleged criminal activities of the suspects.

“At the point of their arrest, five cars, several mobile phones, laptops and other incriminating documents were recovered from them.

“Twenty of the 22 suspects have been indicted by the investigation. They will be charged to court as soon as the investigation is concluded,” Uwujaren disclosed.

The suspects are; Akintunde Ibrahim Olajide, Yusuf Taiye Afeez, Jimoh Idris Okikiola, Adeyemo Wariz Adegoke, Ademola Olalekan Saheed, Anif Abayomi Busayo, Oriade Sunday Oluwatobi, Ajadi Opeyemi Damilola, Peter Akanji Blessing, Olaoluwa Felix Oguniran, Agbei Shola Peter, Toheeb Adeagbo Tola, Ajayi Akinyinka Umar.

Others include; Ibrahim Opeyemi Ishola, Samson Shonubi Oluwafemi, Oki Kayode Oluwadunsi, Durosamo Temitope Dickson, Akinremi Ridwan Abiodun, Ahmed Ogunyele and Olawore Ridwan Olalekan.


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