About 15 suspected internet fraudsters popularly known as ‘yahoo boys’ have been arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) for money scam offence.
Some of the suspects are: Adeyemi Tiwatope, 20; Odeyemi Olawale, 20; Nike Afolabi Olaiya, 20; Awe Abimbola Ireti, 23; Yusuf Aliu Oluwafemi, 20; Osidipe Olatunbosun, 24; Tosin Adesanya, 19 and Adeyinka Bello, 17.
Others are: Aliu Lukman, 18; Damilola Fatona, 20; Shonubi Adetola, 18; Adewale Babatunde, 17; Afolabi Lekan, 19; Awe Ayodele, 24 and Adeyemi Gbadebo, 19.
They were nabbed on Saturday, February 3, 2018 in the Shotubo and Awoluwo areas of Sagamu, in Ogun state after the commission got a wind of the criminal activities.
The boys were alleged to be living flamboyantly without legitimate sources of income. Items like laptops, phones bearing scanned forged documents, six exotic cars, charms and SIM cards, among others were recovered from them.