The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has released names of 42 young men, who were arrested Friday in Ilaro, Yewa South Local Government Area of Ogun State, for alleged internet fraud, known as Yahoo-yahoo.
The Ibadan zonal command of the commission had attacked Ilaro to strike the city in look for the speculated internet fraudsters.
We learnt from a nearby that majority of the arrested Yahoo-boys are students of the Federal Polytechnic, Ilaro.
EFCC report has it that the suspects were nabbed at different locations of the town, following actionable intelligence on their alleged illegal activities.
EFCC identified the 42 suspects as: Laleye Olaoluwa, Olabode Olasunkanmi, Shoyola Joseph, Baura David, Janta Oluwafolabomi, Akintunde Wariz, Olukotun Abiodun, Kazeem Popoola, Olaoye Akinyemi, Peter Fasuhan, Kareem Oladimeji, Adeleke Sodiq, Akinlolu Quadri, Popoola Lukeman, Faniyi Jamiu, Joseph Elijah and Idowu Afolabi.
The rest are: Sheye Oluwaseun, Enitan Babajide, Oguntayo Samud, Daramola Damilola, Adeniji Azeez, Shobola Adeolu, Odunbaku Tunde, Esiegbe Dare, Olamilekan Adedeji, Maja Toheeb, Giwa Olajide, Ashoregbabo Ayo, Akanbi Olamide, Tolu Yusuf, Bakare Sodiq, Idris Olarewaju, Popoola Ibrahim, Popoola Waliu, Job Emmanuel, Balogun Daniel, Adegbite Richard, Owolabi Aderibigbe, Oniyide Benjamin, Adebanjo Olamide, and Adeosun Temitope.
It was found out that eight cars, mobile phones, and laptops were recovered from them.