At least 15 yahoo boys were arrested and paraded by EFCC in Ogun State (Photos)


At least 15 suspected internet fraudsters popularly known as yahoo boys have been arrested and paraded by the officials of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) for various offences bothering on lottery scam, love scam and false presence.

Many young men these days have joined the gang of quick money makes it better, whichever way the money comes their ways, whether by crook or hook, they don't care. Many even move further to use diabolic powers in order to hypnotise their preys (Magas). But these set of young boys were very unlucky as their tactics rightly failed them.

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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.

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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 hypnotise unsuspecting victims.

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The suspects will soon be charged to court as soon as investigations are concluded.

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