The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says operatives of its Ibadan Zonal Command have arrested a total of 22 suspected internet fraudsters, otherwise known as “Yahoo Boys” in Ibadan, Oyo State.
EFCC Arrests 22 Suspected Internet Fraudsters In Ibadan
Among the suspected fraudsters, is Adepoju Olawale Sunday, owner of “De Rock Club”, Ring Road, Ibadan.
The 21 other suspected internet fraudsters, including a couple: Aladenusi Adegboyeyega Ayodeji and Aladenusi Omowunmi Sadiat (a.k.a Bonnie and Clyde) are: Ajuwon Omobola Ibrahim, Ogunniyi Atilade Stephen, Bolaji Olawale Quadri, Olajire Usthman Olamilekan, Ojo Faruq Kolapo, Kajero Babatunde Sodiq, Kareem Taiwo Abiodun, Bolaji Bolarinwa Toheeb, Banjo Micheal Toyin and Clement Clemson Adeseye.
Others are: Babalola Segun Samuel, Opeyemi Gbenga Omoyemi, Okesanya Seyi Matthew, Kareem Kehinde Damilola, Aledegbe Akinola Qodir, Akindele Ayodele Solomon, Adewopo Adesuyi John, Iyiola Dolapo Ridwan and Olabosinde Hammed Adesola.
How EFCC Arrested 22 Suspected Internet Fraudsters
A statement released on Monday evening by EFCC Spokesman, Wilson Uwujaren, said the suspects were nabbed in “an intelligence-driven operation.”
According to him, Sunday, 36, graduate of Industrial Chemistry of the Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago Iwoye, Ogun State, also runs Helpline Foundation, Special Service Global Trust (S.S.G) Limited, all in Ibadan.
Uwujaren added that Sunday was arrested with a 2020 Range Rover HSE Sports Utility Vehicle.
“The suspects were arrested after series of surveillance and intelligence on their alleged criminal activities,” the statement reads.
“Items recovered from them include five cars, laptop computers, mobile phones, and incriminating documents containing false presences.
“They will be charged to court as soon as investigations are concluded.”
Meanwhile, Kanyi Daily had reported that the anti-graft agency declared two men wanted for alleged case of conspiracy and stealing to the tune of N183m