EFCC raids ‘Yahoo boys’ hideouts in Ogun, Osun, arrests 39 suspects | Dailytrust

EFCC raids ‘Yahoo boys’ hideouts in Ogun, Osun, arrests 39 suspects

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibadan zone office has arrested 39 suspects during series of raids on the hideouts of suspected internet fraudsters, popularly called ‘Yahoo boys’ in Ogun and Osun states.

In a raid carried out on Tuesday, 29 suspects were arrested at Ago – Iwoye, Ogun State, while ten suspects were arrested at Ilesha, Osun State.

The suspects arrested at Ago-Iwoye included Emmanuel Lawal, Kareem Olamide, Adekunle Kehinde Salawu, Bella Tijesu, Aderibigbe Adedoyin, Anifowose Hammed, Lateef Adetayo, Busari Oluwatobi, Tobi Adeyemi, Gabriel Obisesan, Oluwole Olasunkanmi and Odetola Samson.

Others were Farouq Dosu, Ayilara Akindeji, Ademola Adedare, Ishola Adeleke, Alex Olasunmade, Idowu Abolaji, Okegbenro Idris, Akinlolu Akintunde, Oshoboke Shashaeniyan, Adeyemi Opeyemi, Oluwatoyin Olutekunbi, Albert Charles, Olawuyi Olanrewaju, Tunde Adekoya, Gbolahan Olalekan, Alade Oluwasegun and Ajanaku Qudus.

Those arrested at Ilesha were: Oyesoji Tosin, Olaniyi Emmanuel, Samson Ojo, Sodiq Sunkanmi, Kolawole Abiodun, Oluwole Gbenga, Olajuyigbe Olamide, Oyebanji Olabisi Temitope, Ayoola Oluwafemi, and Oluwatobiloba Gbadamosi.

A statement by the EFCC Spokesman, Wilson Uwujaren, said the suspects were arrested after series of surveillance based on intelligence on their alleged criminal activities.

According to him, items recovered from them include seven cars, laptop computers, mobile phones, and several documents containing false presences.

“They will be charged to court as soon as investigations are concluded,” he said.

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