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22 Yahoo Boys nabbed in Ogbomoso

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ABOUT 22 people have been nabbed in Ogbomoso, Oyo State for allegedly fleecing their unsuspecting victims of various amounts of money through internet frauds and scamming, popularly known as Yahoo Yahoo.

  They were arrested by Ibadan Zonal Command of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).

A statement released by EFCC spokesperson, Wilson Uwujaren, to newsmen in Ibadan, yesterday, said the 22 suspected scammers were arrested on Tuesday.

  Explaining that they were apprehended during an operation at their hideout in Ogbomoso, based on intelligence on their alleged criminal activities, Uwujaren said five cars, several mobile phones, laptops and other incriminating documents were recovered from them during their arrest.

  He promised that investigation has since commenced, Uwujaren added that the suspects would be charged to court as soon as investigations are concluded.

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