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EFCC captures 32 suspected Yahoo Boys hiding in Ogun



Operatives of EFCC in Ibadan zonal office on Thursday, April 25th, arrested 32 suspected internet fraudsters popularly known as Yahoo Boys.

It was gathered that the suspects aged between 15 and 39 years, were arrested at Liberty Estate, Laderin area of Abeokuta, Ogun during In an early morning operation carried out by men of the commission.

A statement from EFCC says the arrest of the suspects was a daunting task as most of them hid in chairs in the house where they were finally fished out and arrested.

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The suspects who were taken off guard by the EFCC at one of their notorious havens in the city also had charms in their possession which was later discovered by the officials.

Items recovered from them include six flamboyant cars, laptops, mobile phones, several documents containing false pretences and fetish objects while fourteen of them claimed to be undergraduates, and 18 others self-employed.

The commission further disclosed that the suspects will be prosecuted as soon as investigations are concluded.

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