EFCC Arrest 30+Internet Fraudsters

… Yahoo-Yahoo Boys picked in Ilorin.

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC) Ilorin Zonal Command has arrested 30 suspected internet fraudsters A.K.A Yahoo-yahoo Boys in a sting operation at the Kwara State University, KWASU, Malete in ilorin.

EFCC Arrest Yahoo-Yahoo Boys

In a press release by the Operations Head of Media and Publicity, Wilson Uwujaren reveals that the suspects were arrested following actionable intelligence on their alleged involvement in internet-related fraud activities.

EFCC Notes that Part of the intelligence indicated that suspected internet fraudsters were operating on campuses around Ilorin metropolis to swindle unsuspecting victims of their hard-earned money.

It adds that based on the intelligence, and weeks of surveillance, operatives of the Commission on September 19, 2021 executed a search warrant in hostels within the Kwara State University (KWASU) campus where a number of frsudsterd have been arrested.

However, in the course of interrogation, those not found culpable were released to the Students Union Government (SUG), of the School, while the targets of the sting operation were brought to the Ilorin Zonal Command of the commission for further interrogation.

Some of the items recovered from them include six exotic cars, several laptops, mobile phones and other incriminating documents.

The spokesman says further that the suspects will be charged to court as soon as investigation is concluded.