Internet Fraud Pays More Than Any Work In Nigeria, Yahoo Boys Cries Out.
The Ibadan Zonal Office, of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Tuesday invaded a location suspected to be a hideout of internet fraudsters following series of intelligence reports from residents of the area on their alleged fraudulent activities.
These boys were taken unaware by the Efcc and were arrested in numbers, they were internet fraudsters who believe to have defrauded people of their hard-earned money.
Tony Orilade, Acting Head Media and Publicity of the economic and financial crime commission told newsmen that the early morning raid on apartments within the Kolapo Ishola Estate, in Akobo area of Ibadan led to the arrest of six young men between the ages of 24 and 30 years who deals so much on internet fraud and takes fraud as their only means of living.
Even at the point of their arrest, these men were busy telling the Efcc that there is no job in Nigeria that pays more than internet fraud.
The EFCC public relations officer Mr. Orilade revealed that at the point of their arrest, EFCC operatives recovered five different models of exotic cars, laptops, mobile phones, and several documents containing false pretenses from the suspects and also different kinds of charms from them.
He said the suspects will be charged to court as soon as investigations are completed for the main time some of them are still. Confessing to their crime.
The EFCC pro gave names of the suspects as Tella Adefemi Ibrahim, Awoniyi Adeseye Abiodun, Oladele Olawale Wasiu, Olabiti Afeez Ajibola, Akeredolu Oluwafemi Temidayo, and Oyaremi Olalekan Olabode.
He went further to say that series of intelligence gathered on them suggested that they are deeply involved in all manners of fraudulent activities, including love scams, through which they illegally obtain money from unsuspecting victims.
While these boys were been arrested most of them wanted to fight the Efcc saying that there is no job in Nigeria that can pay more than internet fraud.
They supported themselves by saying that they can only stop fraud if the federal government provides them with a good that can take care of their needs
They will all be charged to court as soon as investigations are concluded.
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