Twenty two suspected internet fraudsters, also known as ‘Yahoo Boys’ are currently cooling their heels in the custody of the Ibadan zonal office of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC after they were arrested by operatives of the command.
The command arrested them over their alleged involvement in internet fraud.
They were apprehended during an operation at their hideout in Ogbomoso, Oyo State based on intelligence on their alleged criminal activities.
The suspects are Akintunde Ibrahim Olajide, Yusuf Taiye Afeez, Jimoh Idris Okikiola, Adeyemo Wariz Adegoke, Ademola Olalekan Saheed, Anif Abayomi Busayo, Oriade Sunday Oluwatobi, Ajadi Opeyemi Damilola,Peter Akanji Blessing,Olaoluwa Felix Oguniran, Agbei Shola Peter, Toheeb Adeagbo Tola, Ajayi Akinyinka Umar.
Others include Ibrahim Opeyemi Ishola, Samson Shonubi Oluwafemi, Oki Kayode Oluwadunsi, Durosamo Temitope Dickson, Akinremi Ridwan Abiodun, Ahmed Ogunyele and Olawore Ridwan Olalekan.
A statement released by EFCC on Wednesday said at the point of their arrest, five cars, several mobile phones, laptops and other incriminating documents were recovered from them.
According to the statement, twenty of the 22 suspects have been indicted by the investigation.
The statement said they will be charged to court as soon as the investigation is concluded.