EFCC arrests 8 yahoo boys in Ilorin, Kwara State

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Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, have arrested 8 boys who were suspected of indulging in internet fraudulent activities, popularly referred to as Yahoo Yahoo in Ilorin, the capital of Kwara State.

The suspected internet fraudsters were arrested following a tip-off and surveillance carried out around Irewolede area of Ilorin, Kwara State.

The suspects, who were rounded up at about 9.35pm on February 11, 2019 include: Chimezie Paul, 19; Oluwakayode Adebayo, 25; Mustapha Akeem, 19; Ezedigboo Paschal, 19; Mustapha Suleiman, 21; Mohammed Umar Faruk, 25; Abolarin Samuel Sunday, 23, and Anolarin Ridwan Gbolahan, 25.

Among many items recovered from them were several laptops and mobile phones. And according to reports reaching us, they all soon be charged to court.

This arrest is happening following the nationwide sting operation of operatives of the EFCC, which has seen most internet fraudsters across the country going into hiding.

Recall also, the thorough operation carried out in Ibadan, the capital of Oyo state as well, which saw lots of boys suspected to be indulged in this act pandering into the hands of the operatives of the EFCC.

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