The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Lagos Zonal office, has yet again arrested eight alleged fraudsters for cybercrime activities on May 21, 2019.
The Agency gave the names of the suspects as Adesanmi Abiodun, Olasupo Emmanuel, Segun Amudah, Aina Oladipo, Babatunde Olawuyi, Oluwaseyi Emmanuel Fagbemiro, Felix Onyebuchi and Abdulazeez Ismaila.
The suspects were arrested in the Forthright Estate, Magboro area of Lagos State. Their arrest followed intelligence report received by the Commission. Items recovered from the suspects include laptops, exotic cars, and phones.
As soon as investigations are concluded, the suspects will soon be charged to court.
Musician, Jire in a post has asked that EFCC would need to arrest more musicians who are into the the Nigerian internet fraud operations called "Yahoo" He stated that Naira Marley and Zlatan who are under EFCC's custody are not the only musicians who are into Yahoo business and that more investigations should be conducted to arrest more musicians who were into it.
The International Criminal Police Organisation, (Interpol) has provided the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC) with an application that will enhance intelligence sharing in the tracking of organised crimes, including money laundering and terrorism-financing.
CSP Dolapo Badmus has called out Yahoo boys, asking them in a statement to come and defend their jobs if they are so proud of it. She warns that as long as Yahoo is illegal and those practising it are still in hiding, one day, law will catch up with them and they will be arrested.
Total war against internet fraud and fraudsters!!! If you are bold enough as Yahoo messenger? (Yahoo Yahoo) report yourself to the nearest police station! A job you can’t boldly come out to defend, continue to hide behind keypads but be rest assured anyday, anytime the law catches up with you...
“Yahoo Yahoo” a popular name for internet fraud in Nigeria, has been in the mouth of many in recent times. There has been an online tussle between those involved in it, those that support it and those against in.
Canada-based Nigerian man has reacted to Simi's post about Yahoo boys, asking her to preach that sermon in Bariga and see if she would come out unscathed. Earlier, Simi said that Yahoo Boys were giving Nigeria a bad name, internationally. She further warned them not to buy her music from their evil proceeds.
However the Canada-based Nigerian man who recounted challenges he faced with his family before he left the country, told Simi to preach in the slums of Bariga
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