14 suspected ‘Yahoo boys’ arrested in Lagos state

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested 14 suspected internet fraudsters (popularly known as yahoo boys) in Lagos state.

According to the anti-graft agency, the suspects are: Abiodun Gbolahan Seidu, Joseph Aganaga Ndubuisi, Sodimu Olawale Sikirudeen, Ohaekim Christopher, Ambali Oluwaseyi Rahman, Chibuzor Ebubedike, Salvador Abduljabar, and Omohogbo Donald Ede.

Others are: Thomas Obire Tobiloba, Olatunbosun Adeniyi Abiodun, Olugbemi Oluwatomigbeleke Eniola, Sanni Azeez Olayinka, Joseph Afenikhena Osaoman and Hamed Olayinka Olanrewaju.

According to EFCC, they were arrested on Saturday, April 17, at Westwood Estate, Badore, Ajah Lagos, following verified intelligence received by the Commission about their alleged involvement in computer-related fraud.

Items recovered from the suspects include cars, iPhones, Android devices, laptop computers, a MacBook Pro, hard disk drives, and jewelry.

The suspects will soon be charged to court.

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