Three Corps members, 19 undergraduates held for internet fraud

Three members of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), 19 undergraduates and 10 others were yesterday arrested by operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibadan Zonal office on suspicion of committing internet fraud and other cybercrimes.

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The 32 suspected “Yahoo boys” were apprehended in a raid on their hideout in Ogbomoso, Oyo State.

Officers of the EFCC swooped on the location after diligent analysis of series of intelligence gathered on alleged criminal activities perpetrated there.


Twelve exotic cars, several phones, laptops and some incriminating documents were said to have been recovered from the suspects.

The suspects will be charged to court as soon as investigations are concluded, a statement by the Commision’s Head of Media and Publicity Unit, Mr Dele Oyewale said.

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