The Ilorin Zonal Workplace of the Financial and Monetary Crimes Fee (EFCC) on Monday mentioned it has arrested 37 web fraud suspects, also called ‘Yahoo-Yahoo Boys’, in Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti State.
This was contained in a press release signed by the EFCC Media Head, Mr Wilson Uwujaren and made accessible to newsmen in Ilorin.
The assertion mentioned the arrest was sequel to a collection of intelligence experiences on the alleged felony actions of some web fraudsters working within the space.
”Officers of the Fee had carried out collection of discreet surveillance on the character of actions occurring within the space, which established that the situation the place the suspects have been rounded up is a hideout for fraudsters.
”Two of the suspects arrested are brothers of the identical guardian – Dada Dele and Dada Tunde with Segun Kazeem, Adepoju Pelumi, Jejelowo Segun, David Ojo, Sodiq Adetoye and Opeyemi Akiniyi.
“Others embrace Michael Ekundayo, Victor Olujobi, Damilola Akinluyi and Attamah Hyauth, Ade Ajayi Tobi, Oyewola Adewunmi, Emmanuel Bello, Lekan Oyewole, Oso Opeyemi, Oluwaseun Temitope Ezekiel, Akinrodolu Sunday and Emmanuel Attah.
“Additionally arrested are Sunday Adedoyin, George Tobi, Odunayo Daramola, Olubola Olushola Sunday, Temitope Ayomide, Faboro John Oluwagbotemi, Ajibade Timilehin Emmanuel and Momoh Ranti.
“The remaining suspects arrested are Ajibade Seyi, Eniola Abdulbasit, Oreoluwa Ayuba, Christopher Olutobiloba, Samuel Ajayi, Abiodun Akeem, Tunde Orija, Ajila Ayodeji and Oyeleke Kehinde,” the assertion learn partly.
It added that the raid led to the confiscation of scores of automobiles, laptops, refined telephones and different gadgets.
In response to the assertion, the suspects are at the moment being profiled to find out their culpability within the alleged crime and can be charged to courtroom as quickly as investigations are concluded.