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EFCC nabs 18 suspected ‘Yahoo boys’ in Lagos

Operatives of the Lagos Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, have arrested 18 suspected internet fraudsters popularly known as Yahoo boys in Lagos.

In a statement on its verified Facebook page on Saturday, the anti-graft agency named the suspects to include, Tijani Olumide Ahmed, Ukuhor Richie Ifemeluona, Balogun Olusola, Ologun Damilola, Olubiyo Timilehin, Adetokunbo Yusuf, Oyegoke Gafar Olaitan, Agarawu Farug Okikiola, Kazeem Oluwadamilare Adebayo and Salau Rahmon.

Others include, Abdulrahman Adeshina Olasunkanmi, Adeyanju Kehinde Emmanuel, Rasheed Remilekun, Owolabi Temidayo Habeeb,Ojora Usman Olawale, Mubarak Balogun, Rafiu Olusegun and Ayobami Habeeb Oyeleye.

The statement revealed that the suspects were arrested on Friday, at Victoria Crest Estate III, Gate II, Augusta Amadi Street, Off Orchid Road, Lekki, Lagos.

According to EFCC, the arrest followed intelligence reports received by the Lagos Command about their alleged involvement in computer-related fraud.

Items recovered from the suspects include cars, laptop computers, mobile phones and charms.

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