By Simdi Gloria:-
The Lagos Zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested no fewer than 16 young men in the Lekki area of the state for allegedly engaging in internet fraud, popularly known as ‘yahoo yahoo.’
The suspects are Habeeb Adebayo, Marcus Wisdom, Caleb Triumphant Ezikiel, Akinduro Henry, Osarobo Osasere, and Oyelami Olatunji.
Others are Pelumi Glory, Ehibor Joseph, Emmanuel Timileyin, Jefta Akpan, Okirhie Rukewe, Oxford Robbinson, Onyeka Odika, Uzoma Gideon, Adebayo Oluwatobi and Isreal Ugochukwu.
The suspects were rounded-up on January 21, 2021, at the Ziroc Residence Hotel, Lekki, Lagos, by operatives who had been tracking their activities. The suspects Upon interrogation confessed to engaging in different forms of computer-related fraud, including romance and love scams.
Their mobile phones and computers which were analysed confirmed their involvement in internet fraud.
The commission noted that they would soon be arraigned in Court as investigations have already been concluded.
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