EFCC Arrests 29 Suspected Cyber Criminals In Ibadan

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August 7, 2019
EFCC Arrests 29 Suspected Cyber Criminals In Ibadan


The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibadan zonal office, on Wednesday, August 7, 2019 arrested 29 men suspected to be involved in internet-related fraud.

The suspects were arrested at Akoto Estate, Elebu area in Ibadan during an early morning raid carried out by operatives of the Commission.

Earlier, the team had conducted series of surveillance, working on strings of intelligence gathered on the activities of the suspected ‘Yahoo Boys’.

The preliminary investigation was found to be credible, leading to the sting operation.

Among the items recovered from the suspects were eight exotic cars, smart phones and laptops, as well as documents suspected to be used for their illegal dealings.

They will be charged to court as soon as investigations are concluded.

Nafiu Busari


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