EFCC Raids Nightclub, Nabs 94 Suspected Yahoo Boys

*Suspected Yahoo Boys

 

…Confiscates19 Exotic Cars, Sophisticated Phones

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested 94 suspected internet fraudsters (also referred to as Yahoo boys),

The arrest was carried out when the anti graft agency today raided a nightclub, Club Secret Underground in Osogbo, Osun State

The EFCC operatives also confiscated 19 exotic cars, laptops, sophisticated mobile phones, among other items.

The night club, it was learnt is notorious for hosting parties for suspected internet fraudsters.

* Sophisticated phones recovered from the suspected Yahoo boys

The EFCC in a statement stated that, “the wee-hour operation was sequel to an intelligence report hinting that the suspected internet fraudsters were organising a night party on Sunday, October 13, 2019, during which some of them intended to celebrate their loots.”

The anti-graft agency stated that following the tip-off, a discreet operation on the club had earlier been carried out to ascertain the authenticity of the intelligence, after which the raid was carried out in the early hours of today.

The EFCC in the statement said that the suspects are currently undergoing further interrogation, and would be charged to court as soon as investigations are concluded.

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