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EFCC Arrests 60 Suspected ‘Yahoo Boys’ In Ogun




No fewer than 60 suspected internet fraudsters have been arrested by the operatives of the Lagos Command of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, in Ogun State.

They were arrested during an award ceremony at Conference Hotel in Abeokuta.

A statement by the Spokesperson of EFCC, Mr Wilson Uwujaren, on Monday, said that the suspects were arrested at an event, tagged: “Peer Youths Awards”.

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He added that investigation later revealed that the event was organised to reward high-level internet fraudsters.

He listed the items recovered from the suspects at the point of arrest to include: exotic cars, electronic devices, laptop computers and mobile phones.

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