Operatives of the Ibadan Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, have arrested forty (40) suspected internet fraudsters commonly known as Yahoo boys .

A terse statement shared by the EFCC on its social media page on Thursday, said the suspects were arrested on Wednesday, May 3, 2023, in Abeokuta, Ogun State, following intelligence on their alleged cyber fraudulent activities.

According to the anti-graft agency, items recovered from the suspects include seven exotic cars, several mobile phones, laptops, playing station video games, apple wrist watches and charms.

“The alleged cybercriminals are Emmanuel Adebowale Oluwole, Jaiyeoba Daniel Olamilekan, Odunjo Sodiq, Omodele Peter Idowu, Aligamhe John Clement, Kounchi Sunday Damilare, Ojo Abdul Quadri Adewale, Olamilekan Olamide Danusi, Nafiu Waris Ayomide, Sodiq Opeyemi Sunday, Gbenga Akinwunmi, Odunnbaku Isikilu Olawale, Akinpelu Quadri Opeyemi, Idris Gbolahan Abdulazeez, Akintaro Isaac Oluwabumise, Bamgbade Clement, Adebowale Adejare Abdulsalam, Aliu Damilola Daramola, Olaitan Gbenga Josiah and Dosumu Michael Ayomide.

“Others are: Faruq Azeez Olanrewaju, Olaoluwa Daniel, Siyanbade Timilehin, Olaiya Nifemi Samuel, Rasak Abdullahi Adeshina, Owolabi Mustapha Ayomide, Ololade Sunday Olamide, Elegbede Moruf Olamilekan, Olanrewaju Olamilekan Seun, Tobiloba Alayo Lekan, Damilola Sunday Showunmi, Shittu Waheed Adeleke, Olanrewaju Adeoye, Adeniyi Gbolahan Olamilekan, Theophilus Onoapor, Lawal Usman, Sogbaike Boluwatife Martins, Raji Eniola Al-Hamin, Adeleye Damilola Testimony and Olaniyan Daniel Ayodeji,” the statement said.

It added that the suspects” have given useful information and will be charged to court as soon as the investigations are concluded.”



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