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EFCC Arrests 7 Yahoo Boys In Lagos


Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) have apprehended seven internet fraudsters fondly called Yahoo Boys.

Naija News reports that the suspects were arrested by the operatives of the anti-graft agency at the Eleganza Estate and Paradise Estate along Lekki/ Ajah.

The suspect; Abdulsalam Toheeb, Salam Sikiru, Abdusalam Rasaq, Azeez Oladimeji, Eniola Mogaji, Alabi Ridwan and Asoroti Oluwaseun were arrested for offences bordering on conspiracy, possession of fraudulent documents, attempt to obtain money under false pretences and obtaining money under false pretences.

Upon their arrest, items recovered from the suspected Internet fraudsters include two cars (Honda Crosstour and Toyota Camry) seven laptops and six phones.

While confirming the arrest, an EFCC source revealed that the suspects will soon be charged to court as soon as investigations are concluded.