50 internet fraudsters popularly called Yahoo yahoo boys have been arrested by operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission EFCC in Ibadan, the Oyo state capital.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested 50 suspected internet fraudsters in Oyo State.
They were picked up at Alaro Sango, Agbaje Ijokoro and Apete Aladura areas of Ibadan, the capital.
EFCC spokesman, Wilson Uwujaren announced the raid in a statement on Tuesday.
Uwujaren said thirty-four of the suspects have been indicted in the ongoing investigations.
They are Badmus Abeeb, Ibrahim Ahmed, Adeyemo Babatunde, Abdulrashid Ajagbe, Olajide Okiki Peter, Hassan Yusuf Atanda, Yusuf Olasupo Salaudeen, Bello Ahmed Bamidele, Adewale Damilola.
Tosin, Kolawole Yusuf Olawale, Nicholas Ferdinand, Keshiro Olanrewaju, Falana Victor Dapo, Abogunrin Emmanuel, Bosun Tomiwa Tunde, Shelter Chibundo, Banjoko Idris, and Adebayo Akorede.
Others are Awoyinka Afeez Ayodeji, Afonja Olarenwaju, Akingbade Taofeek, Ezekiel Adekunle, Ganiyu Sodiq, Abioye Abiodun, Ogunbayo Daniel, John Timileyin.
The rest: Ominiyi Daniel, Adeniyi Idris Sodiq, Joseph James, Adeyemi Segun Oluwaseun, Adeleke Rasheed, Saliu Tomiwa Rasheed, Itoro Edet Ime and Oseni Nasirudeen
“Some items used in perpetrating the crime were recovered”, Uwujaren added.
The suspects will be charged upon the conclusion of full investigations.