A Nigerian and Twitter user @Jumike210, took to the platform to lament over a fraud act carried out by Nigerian yahoo boys (fraudsters) who targeted his mum’s account.
According to him, his mum’s Union Bank account has all her life savings and the fraudsters cleared it all and left the woman in tears. Here’s what he tweeted;
So called Yahoo boys..It will never be well with y’all..My mum called me crying her account was wiped out…And some idiots say na hustle.. This woman saved for years.. Nways nof said God blessed her with children..Told her to wipe her tears! I gat u for life
Just few weeks ago, 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 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 reportedly charged to court as soon as investigations are concluded.