No fewer than 30 suspected Internet fraudsters otherwise known as ‘Yahoo boys’ are now in the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission(EFCC) net in Ado Ekiti, Ekiti State . They were arrested by the Ibadan zonal office of the anti-graft agency.
The suspects were apprehended at different locations within the city of Ado Ekiti, during an early morning raid carried out by operatives of the anti-graft agency.
The operation was said to have been sequel to a deluge of intelligence reports available to the Commission on their alleged fraudulent activities.
According to the reports, many people have fallen victim to the tricks of the suspects, who exploit their dexterity on the use of the internet to allegedly commit crime.
Ranging between the ages of 18 and 27 years, 11 of the suspects claimed to be undergraduates, while others said they are self-employed in various vocations.
Items recovered from them include eight exotic cars, laptops, mobile phones and several documents suspected to contain information used to access their victims.