A 28-year-old corps member, Adetuberu Christopher Adetoyese, currently serving in Ogbomosho, Oyo State is currently being investigated by the Operatives of the Ilorin Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, over offenses bordering on cyber-enabled crime in Ilorin, the Kwara State Capital.
Adetuberu, who hailed from Ilesha, Ilesha West Local Government Area of Osun State was arrested in Ogele area of Eyenkorin, Ilorin.
Nigeriacrime.com gathered that the suspect’s arrest followed credible intelligence on the activities of fraudsters otherwise known as “Yahoo-Yahoo Boys” within Ilorin metropolis and its environs.
Items recovered from the suspect at the point of arrest include a Lexus Car with registration number RBC 126 BJ worth N4million, Laptop, iPhone 11ProMaxx, and Samsung S9 Plus.
In the course of the investigation, Adetuberu revealed that he ventured into Yahoo Yahoo Business in 2016 he had among other things built a house and sponsored himself in school with the proceeds of the illegal activities.
The operatives of the EFCC, in another separate operation also arrested two other suspected fraudsters at different locations within Ilorin metropolis.
The suspects are Muhammed Soliu from Woru, Ilorin East Local Government Area, Kwara State and Olayiwola Tunde Saheed, an aluminum fabricator from Olorunda, Oshogbo Local Government Area of Osun State.
Upon interrogation, Muhammed, 25, confessed that he joined Yahoo-Yahoo Business in 2020 and specialized in dating/love scams.
According to him, “I had bought a Toyota Camry car with registration number KSF 846 HG worth N2.7million and built a house with the proceeds of the illegal activities.”
In the same token, Olayiwola, 30, who claimed to be a ’Loader’ in the Yahoo-Yahoo Business confessed to having bought a Toyota Camry car worth over N2 million with the proceeds of the alleged crime.
The suspects will be charged to court upon conclusion of the ongoing investigations.