Operatives of the Ilorin Zonal Office of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), have arrested five suspected internet fraudsters also known as “Yahoo-Yahoo Boys” for various offences bordering on cybercrime at the International Airport, Ilorin.
The suspects are Oladosu Olakunmi Olamilekan, Olaoye Jamiu Olarewaju, Alimi Abiodun, Toheed Muritala and Afolabi Kamaldeen.
The arrest was sequel to an intelligence gathered by the Commission about the arrival of the suspects who flew from Lagos to Ilorin on Monday, May 17, 2021.
Four of the arrested suspects are students of Kwara State University (KWASU), Malete and a student of Kwara State Polytechnic, Ilorin.
Upon arrest, items recovered from them include a Mercedes Benz C300, phones and laptop.
The suspects who have confessed to the crime have volunteered useful statements to the Commission and will be arraigned in court as soon as investigations are concluded.