Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission have apprehended 33 suspected yahoo boys.
Suspected internet fraudsters arrested in Abeokuta
Some suspected internet fraudsters numbering 33 have been arrested in Abeokuta, Ogun state.
The suspects were arrested by operatives of the Ibadan Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).
A statement by the EFCC Head of Media and Publicity, Mr Wilson Uwujaren, said the suspects were apprehended at Adigbe, Oloke, Ibara Housing Estate Extension and Idi Ori areas of the Ogun State capital, following actionable intelligence received on their alleged criminal activities.
According to him, the suspects include Sodiq Kotoye, Lawal Sofiu Temitope, Abiola Gabriel Oladimeji, Olufowobi Adeniyi, Lateef Taiwo, Oyebasi Damilola and Oluwatoyin Awonuga.
Others are: Akinbode Azeez, Kayode Victor, Sulaimon Abdulahi, Adekona Tolani, Babatunde Rotimi, Oduwole Olatokunbo, Fatai Habeeb, Fashola Pelumi, Obitokun Olugbade, Atewojaye Oluwadamilare, Fawaz Calfos, , Obadina Tobi Godfrey, Eugushi Mumuni, Ehis Hopkins, Kolawole Bankole, Balogun Toheeb.
The list also include: Alaka Ismail, Adebowale Babatunde, Yusuf Ajibola, Adeoye Hammed, Omolayo Odutola, Musabaudeen Azeez Ayomide, Anifowoshe Babamide, Habeeb Ibrahim, Oladimeji Odunayo and Opatola Malik Sunday,
Items recovered from them include eighteen cars, mobile phones, laptops and several incriminating documents.
“They will soon be arraigned in court as soon as investigations are concluded”, the Commission spokesperson said.