8.4 C
New York
Sunday, July 21, 2024

EFCC Arrests 3 Corps Members, 19 Undergraduates, 10 Others For Alleged Internet Fraud

Published:

LATEST NEWS

- Advertisement -

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibadan Zonal Office, on Tuesday, August 11, 2020, arrested 32  “Yahoo boys”  for alleged involvement in internet fraud.

The suspects were apprehended during a raid on their hideout in Ogbomoso, Oyo State. Officers of the EFCC swept on the location,  after diligent analysis of series of intelligence gathered on their alleged criminal activities.

Three of the suspects claimed to be serving members of the National Youth Service Corps ( NYSC),   19 were undergraduates of various universities across the country, while the remaining 10  laid claim to sundry vocations.

The suspects are Oyebamiji Francis;   Aremo Jeremiah;   Ogbonnaya Prosper John; Anuoluwapo Matthew;  Oladele Victor;  Mumuni Waliyullah;  Olawoyin Abiodun;  Okuwatoyin Henry;  Arisekola Shina;  Babarinde Solomon;  Samson Gideon;  Joshua Ola Adebayo;  Ajayi Joseph Ajibola;  Garba Mojeed, Olatunbosun Tobiloba and Azeez Ridwan.

READ ALSO  Anambra Vigilante Arrests 8 Suspected Gunmen. As Police Comb Hospitality, Centers (video)

Others are Ajala Timilehin;  Adebolapo Bakare;  Alaba Gideon;  Ogunkeye Olumide; Ogunleke Tolu;  Olapade Emmanuel;  Adegoke Aanu Abiodun; Job Ayantoye;  Oyebode Pelumi;  Babayanju Toluwani;  Oladele Ayobami;  Omonaiye Abubakar;  Sattong Baking;  Abisoye Kehinde, Iwajomo Nathan and Aniyikaye Tope.

At the point of their arrest, 12 exotic cars, several phones, laptops and some incriminating documents were recovered from them.

The suspects were subjected to thorough screening by medical officials of the EFCC, in line with the Covid-19 prevention protocols.

They would be charged to court as soon as investigations are concluded.

- Advertisement -spot_img

Hey there! Exciting news - we've deactivated our website's comment provider to focus on more interactive channels! Join the conversation on our stories through Facebook, Twitter, and other social media pages, and let's chat, share, and connect in the best way possible!

Join our social media

For even more exclusive content!

Of The Week
CARTOON

TOP STORIES

- Advertisement -spot_img
- Advertisement -

Of The Week
CARTOON

247Ureports Protects its' news articles from plagiarism as an important part of maintaining the integrity of our website.