Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested 12 internet fraudsters, popularly known as yahoo yahoo boys while under tutelage in their Lagos training School.
The agency in a statement released on Friday disclosed the suspects “were arrested in a rented three-bedroom apartment in the Ikotun area of Lagos, where they used as a Yahoo Yahoo school”.
Names of the suspects are Oluwaseun Ogunbunmi, Haruna Yusuf, Olubori Hassan, Wasiu Idowu, Basit Adeniran, Aina Olajuwon, Okafor Joseph, David Ado, Olamide Ogunseye, Opeyemi Ahmed, Monsuru Amao and Taiwo Rasak.
“During the raid, some of the suspects attempted to flee by hiding in the roof of their apartment.
“Items recovered from the suspects include laptops and mobile phones,” he added.
However, the statement further stated that suspects will soon be charged to court.