EFCC arrests 33 suspected Yahoo boys in Abeokuta

Operatives of the Ibadan zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested 33 suspected internet fraudsters otherwise known as ‘Yahoo-Yahoo Boys’ in Abeokuta, Ogun state.

EFCC said the suspects were apprehended at Adigbe, Oloke, Ibara Housing Estate Extension and Idi Ori areas of Abeokuta following actionable intelligence earlier received on their alleged criminal activities.

In a statement made available to journalists in Ibadan, the commission identified the suspects as Sodiq Kotoye, Lawal Sofiu Temitope, Abiola Gabriel Oladimeji, Olufowobi Adeniyi, Lateef Taiwo, Oyebasi Damilola, Oluwatoyin Awonuga, Akinbode Azeez, Kayode Victor, Sulaimon Abdulahi.

Others are Adekona Tolani, Babatunde Rotimi, Oduwole Olatokunbo, Fatai Habeeb, Fashola Pelumi, Obitokun Olugbade, Atewojaye Oluwadamilare, Fawaz Calfos, Obadina Tobi Godfrey, Eugushi Mumuni, Ehis Hopkins, Kolawole Bankole, Balogun Toheeb, Alaka Ismail, Adebowale Babatunde, Yusuf Ajibola, Adeoye Hammed, Omolayo Odutola, Musabaudeen Azeez Ayomide, Anifowoshe Babamide, Habeeb Ibrahim, Oladimeji Odunayo and Opatola Malik Sunday.

EFCC listed Items recovered from the arrested suspects to include 18 cars, mobile phones, laptops and several incriminating documents.

It added that the suspects will soon be arraigned in court as soon as investigations are concluded.

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