Friday, 16 November 2018
36 Yahoo Boys Arrested with 300 Sim cards, 80 Phones and Charms
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission in Ibadan (EFCC) arrested 36 suspected internet scammers on 21 Sawmill Road, Awa-Ijebu, Ogun State.
Tony Orilade, acting head of media and advertising for the Commission, said this in a statement released Thursday in Abuja.
Orilade said that the suspects aged 19-37 included 23 university students, of whom you were women who allegedly claimed to be lovers or neighbors to some of the suspects.
The spokesman added that one of the suspects belonged to another university while 12 others were not students.
He declares on the EFCC said that his behavior was well-known in priority for priority.
"The suspects perform their activities by sending emails to unsuspecting victims, mostly in the United States, while others were involved in a romance scam on multiple dating sites.
"At the time of arrest, EFCC members recovered more than 300 SIM cards."
Mr. Orilade added that items from the suspects included different models and brands of exotic cars, 18 laptops, including 9 Apple brands, 50 mobile phones, including 21 iPhones and two bags of fetish objects.