22 Nigerian yahoo boys (internet fraudsters), were reportedly arrested by the Ghanaian Police at their hideout at Oyarifa in Accra.
It was also gathered that the driver of the Nigerian yahoo boys, believed to be an accomplice was also arrested.
The Ghanaian Police who told newsmen that they are processing the suspects for court, according to citinews, said the suspects will be repatriated in coming days which they believe is in the right direction to reduce the level of crime in the country.
This is coming after the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Lagos Zonal office, arrested 15 suspected Internet fraudsters for offenses bordering on obtaining by false pretense, lottery scam, and love scam.
The suspects are Adeyemi Tiwatope, 20; Odeyemi Olawale, 20; Nike Afolabi Olaiya, 20; Awe Abimbola Ireti, 23; Yusuf Aliu Oluwafemi, 20; Osidipe Olatunbosun, 24; Tosin Adesanya, 19 and Adeyinka Bello, 17.
Others are: Aliu Lukman, 18; Damilola Fatona, 20; Shonubi Adetola, 18; Adewale Babatunde, 17; Afolabi Lekan, 19; Awe Ayodele, 24 and Adeyemi Gbadebo, 19.
The suspects were arrested on Saturday, February 3, 2018, in the Shotubo and Awoluwo areas of Sagamu, Ogun State. Their arrest followed intelligence report received by the Commission about their criminal activities.
They were alleged to be living flamboyantly without legitimate sources of income. Items recovered from the suspects include laptops, phones bearing scanned forged documents, six exotic cars, charms and SIM cards, among others.
Meanwhile, in a related development, the EFCC also recovered coffins, calabashes and gourds from the home of a suspected kingpin of a syndicate of fraudsters, Adesanya R. Olaoluwa, who is currently under the EFCC watch.
Olaoluwa is alleged to be a herbalist who performs rituals for fraudsters to hypnotize unsuspecting victims.
The suspects will soon be charged to court as soon as investigations are concluded.
Recall llso that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, arrested an alleged Nigerian Yahoo boy over a £30,000 Love Scam.