CRIME

EFCC Arrests 22 ‘Yahoo Boys’ In Lagos

Twenty two suspected internet fraudsters (Yahoo boys) have been arrested by operatives of the Lagos Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) for their alleged involvement in internet scam.

A statement issued on Tuesday by EFCC spokesman, Wilson Uwujaren on Tuesday gave the names of the suspects to include Muyiwa Adetola, Adeolu Damilade, Oritsetimeyin Abel, Ademola Lekan, Abayomi Qudus, Isaac Chibueze, Ayeni Olarewaju, Aminu Kelvin, Ajama Patrick and Nesta Olotu.

He said others are: Odaro Edogiawere, Balogun Ayo, Mustapha Hassan, Musbaudeen Olamilekan, Adewumi Adebayo, Charles Akpene, Joshua Ugwuomore, Ayeni Isamilola, Ogundare Kayode, Kara Uzuegbu, Akindele Samuel and Oladimeji Ashiru.

According to him, they were arrested at their various residence at Terra Annex Estate, Sangoteddo in the Ajah area of Lagos, on January 23, 2021 following actionable intelligence. 

He said, “They have undergone further interrogation and will soon be arraigned in court.”

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