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EFCC arrests alleged fraudsters at ‘Yahoo Boys Awards’ in Ogun



Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Lagos State Command, have arrested 60 suspected internet fraudsters during an awards ceremony at the Conference Hotel in Abeokuta, Ogun State.

EFCC Spokesperson, Wilson Uwujaren, disclosed this in a statement issued in Abuja on Monday.

The anti-graft agency said the suspects were arrested at an event, tagged: “Peer Youths Awards”, which was allegedly organised to reward high-level internet fraudsters.

Items recovered from the suspects at the point of arrest include: exotic cars, electronic devices, laptop computers and mobile phones.

According to Uwujaren, the suspects will soon be charged to court.

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