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EFCC raids Ogbomoso, arrests 22 for alleged internet fraud

EFCC raids Ogbomoso

In a raid of hideouts of suspected internet fraudsters in Ogbomoso, Oyo State, operatives of Ibadan Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission arrested 22 ‘Yahoo boys’ on Tuesday for their alleged involvement.

The names of the suspects were given as Akintunde Ibrahim Olajide, Yusuf Taiye Afeez, Jimoh Idris Okikiola, Adeyemo Wariz Adegoke, Ademola Olalekan Saheed, Anif Abayomi Busayo, Oriade Sunday Oluwatobi, Ajadi Opeyemi Damilola, Peter Akanji Blessing, Olaoluwa Felix Oguniran, Agbei Shola Peter, Toheeb Adeagbo Tola, Ajayi Akinyinka Umar.

Others were Ibrahim Opeyemi Ishola, Samson Shonubi Oluwafemi, Oki Kayode Oluwadunsi, Durosamo Temitope Dickson, Akinremi Ridwan Abiodun, Ahmed Ogunyele and Olawore Ridwan Olalekan.

The EFCC Head, Media and Publicity, Wilson Uwujaren, who disclosed this on Wednesday, said that they were nabbed based on intelligence on their alleged criminal activities.

Uwujaren said that at the point of their arrest, five cars, several mobile phones, laptops and other incriminating documents were recovered from them.

“Twenty of the suspects have been indicted by the investigation. They will be charged to court as soon as the investigation is concluded,” he stated.

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