Operatives of the Ilorin Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Tuesday, May 4, arrested 30 suspected internet fraudsters, also known as Yahoo-Yahoo Boys, in Ilorin, Kwara State.
A statement released by the antigraft agency gave the names of the suspects as Adigun Oladapo, Olamilekan Ogunsola, Fuad Abidemi, Haastrup Samuel, Olamide Adeyemi, Akinola Abideen, Ebenezer Haastrup, Kehinde Adeyemi, Quadri Kareem, Abubakar Abdulbashit, Damilola Akinola, Ola-Oluwa Samuel, David Oyewole, Mojereola Toheeb, Isaac Chikezie, Joshua Chiekezie, Abdulsalam Opeyemi and Abawonjo Abdulazeez.
Others are, Ganiyu Olanrewaju, Adeleke Ibrahim, Taiwo Ganiyu, Oke Gideon, Olakunle Adebisi, Ajani Samuel, Joshua Ogizien, Sodiq Olasupo, Olamilekan Mubarak, Adeniyi Olashile, Rotimi Adeyemi and Rasaq Olanrewaju.
The statement further stated that the suspects, who are mostly students, were arrested at different locations within Ilorin following actionable intelligence earlier received on their alleged criminal activities.
Items recovered from them include ten exotic cars, mobile phones, laptops, charms, and several incriminating documents.
The suspects will be arraigned in court as soon as investigations are concluded.