The Nigerian anti-graft agency (EFCC) has again made an arrest of almost hundred yahoo boys in the capital city of Oyo State.
The arrest was made revealed in a statement released by EFCC, which noted that they made the arrest after a tip-off that the clubhouse is harbouring some notorious internet fraudsters.
According to the report, the anti-graft agency men from Ibadan zonal office have successfully made an arrest of 89 suspected yahoo-yahoo boys at a popular clubhouse, Club 360, in Akala Expressway, Oluyole Extension, Ibadan.
The report reads;
“In preparation for the late-night operation, officers of the commission had carried out series of discreet surveillance on the nature of activities going on in the nightclub which, according to intelligence, was notorious for harbouring suspected internet fraudsters.”
“The raid also led to the confiscation of scores of vehicles, laptops, sophisticated phones and other items.
The suspects are undergoing further interrogation.”
9jatoday understands that despite efforts by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), the operation of the Internet fraudsters is still on the high increase daily.
See the report as tweeted by the EFCC;
EFCC Arrests 89 ‘Yahoo-Boys’ in Ibadan Night Club
The EFCC Ibadan zonal office, at the weekend, arrested 89 suspected internet fraudsters at the popular Club 360 located on the Akala Expressway, Oluyole Extension in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital.#SayNoToCorruption pic.twitter.com/kEHj4lmEQJ
— EFCC Nigeria (@officialEFCC) January 20, 2020
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