EFCC Arrests 3 Corps Members And 19 Undergraduates Over Alleged Internet Fraud In Ibadan (Photos)

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibadan Zonal Office on Tuesday August 11, arrested 32 internet fraudsters popularly called 'Yahoo boys'.

 

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 a series of intelligence gathered on their alleged criminal activities.

 3 Corps members and 19 undergraduates arrested for alleged Internet fraud in Ibadan (photos)

According to a statement released by the anti-graft agency, 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.


 3 Corps members and 19 undergraduates arrested for alleged Internet fraud in Ibadan (photos)

 

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.

 

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, EFCC disclosed.


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.'' the statement in part reads 



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