Photo: 2 Yahoo Yahoo Boys, Internet Fraudsters Arrested In Benin Edo State Confess
December 17, 2015 – Picture: 2 Yahoo Yahoo Boys, Internet Fraudsters Arrested In Benin Edo State Confess
The EFCC, on Tuesday December 15, 2015, arraigned Aigbe Joseph (alias Anthony Styler Malan) and Dennis Igbinoba (aka David Clark, Engr. Phil Anderson, Engr. Tim Hilton, Engr. Williams Clark) before Justice A. M Liman of the Federal High Court, sitting in Benin, Edo State on separate count charges bordering on Internet fraud and obtaining money by false pretence.
Joseph and Dennis were arrested in Benin City, Edo State following intelligence report on their involvement in internet scams. Laptop computers and phones were recovered from their homes during a search by EFCC operatives.
In his confessional statement, Joseph said he had been involved in several internet fraud and collected the sum of ($50,000) Fifty Thousand United State Dollars from one Destiny, an America citizen. He stated further that he used part of the money to buy a Toyota Camry car, and also rented an apartment.
Dennis, the second defendant, revealed that he chats with foreign women on social media platforms (facebook/yahoo mail) while posing as a white Civil Engineer resident in London. Joseph and Dennis pleaded not guilty to the two and four counts of fraud preferred against them, respectively.