Yahoo Boys Flee as EFCC Combs Arrests Internet Fraudsters
Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibadan Zonal Office, have arrested seven suspected internet fraudsters.
A statement by EFCC’s Spokesman Mr Tony Orilade in Abuja on Tuesday listed the suspects as Ola Sam, Demeji Abiola, Segun Isaac, Oyinloye Jubril, Bamidele Adeboyega, Hassan Afeez and Sanni Muyideen.
They were rounded up at Poly Road and Sango area of Ibadan, Oyo.
According to him, their arrest followed action on a series of intelligence report linking them with various forms of internet fraud.
“They were alleged to be involved in love scam on different dating sites, through which they fraudulently obtained money from unsuspecting victims.
“At the point of arrest, EFCC operatives recovered two different models of exotic cars, laptops, telephones and several documents containing false pretences, including international passports, and ATM cards.
“They will be charged to court as soon as investigation is completed,” Orilade said.
Also, Investigations have revealed that some of the internete fraudsters that domiciled in communities around Ibadan Polythecnic and University of Ibadan are moving out of the area because EFCC