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EFCC caught ‘Yahoo Boys’ with coffins

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), on Tuesday, March 3, has caught yahoo Boys with Mini Coffin in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital and arrested six.

The anti-graft agency disclosed this in a statement issued by the commission’s acting spokesperson, Tony Orilade, and made available to newsmen on Tuesday in Ibadan.

The suspects were arrested on Monday at Oluyole and Alao-Akala Estate areas of the city.

Orilade disclosed that one of the suspects was caught with a mini coffin containing fetish materials.

Orilade said “A mini coffin suspected to contain fetish materials was found with a 38-year-old suspected internet fraudster, Azeez Adebowale, when operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, raided his house in Ibadan on Monday, March 2, 2020.

Adebowale, who claimed to be using the coffin as soap rack, was among the six persons arrested following weeks of piecing together tips on intelligence received on their alleged involvement in internet fraud.

The suspects which included a lady, Toyinsola Bolumole, were picked up by men of the Commission’s Ibadan zonal office at locations around Oluyole and Alao-Akala Estates of the ancient city.

Others are Ifelowo Ololade, Sonuyi Ayodeji, Folarin Oladele Olayinka and Aluko Olawale

Items recovered from them include four cars, various brands of sophisticated phones and an Automated Teller Machine (ATM) card.

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Ilesanmi Adekanbi

Ilesanmi Adekanbi is a Journalist by profession. He has been working in the Nigeria media industry for the past 6 years. He holds several professional certificates. contact me on email: [email protected]

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