EFCC arrests eight Yahoo boys with exotic cars and laptops
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Lagos Zonal office, has arrested eight suspected fraudsters for an alleged involvement in internet crime.
The suspects are: Adesanmi Abiodun, Olasupo Emmanuel, Segun Amudah, Aina Oladipo and Babatunde Olawuyi.
Others are: Oluwaseyi Emmanuel Fagbemiro, Felix Onyebuchi and Abdulazeez Ismaila.
The suspects were arrested on Tuesday, May 21, 2019 in the Forthright Estate, Magboro area of Lagos State. Their arrest followed intelligence report received by the Commission.
Items recovered from the suspects include exotic cars, phones and laptops.
The suspects will soon be charged to court as soon as investigations are concluded.
Twenty two Yahoo boys in Delta state have also been arrested by operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC , Advance Fee Fraud Section, Abuja Headquarters.
The internet fraudsters were arrested in Sapele, Delta State, the anti-graft agency reports.
The sting operation was in collaboration with officers from the Benin Zonal Office on Friday 17, 2019.
Working on intelligence reports, the suspects, who are between the ages of 18 to 30 years, were smoked out from their hideout in an early morning operation.