July 26, 2016 – Pictures: 5 Yahoo Yahoo Boys Arrested By EFCC Near FUTA In Akure Ondo State Identified
5 undergraduates are now at EFCC custody for allegedly duping some foreigners of N16 million. According to the Ibadan Zonal Office of the EFCC, four of the suspects are from the Federal University of Technology, Akure (FUTA) and one from the Adekunle Ajashin University, Akungba (AAUA). EFCC said the suspects, Adeleke Paul (21), Adebiyi Tayo Abudu (22), Akinsanmi Olusola Adeniyi (21), Ogundile Ademola James (23) and Okali Ugochukwu (21), defrauded foreigners and other victims through scam mails.
EFCC got wind of the suspects’ activities through intelligence gathering. EFCC operatives recovered a 2006, black Toyota Highlander marked Lagos LND 112 EG, 2010 light- green Toyota Camry (Muscle) marked Lagos AAA 850 EF, laptops, three Apple iPhone 6 and three Blackberry phones from them.
Some implicating documents were also found and downloaded from their laptops. Paul and his co-travellers, who are known as Tsunami Gang and Young Pablo Money, allegedly swindled unsuspecting foreigners and others to the tune of N16 million by engaging in fraudulent activities and obtaining money by false pretences through scam mails.
The suspects were picked up at an Off-Campus residence, located at Anuoluwapo Close, Stateline Hotel Road, off FUTA South Gate, Akure, Ondo State. Paul is a 300 student of Building Technology, while James and Olusola are both 400 level students of Agricultural Resources and Mathematics respectively. Okali is a 200 level student of Urban and Regional Planning, while Adebiyi Tayo is a 300 level student of Mathematics at AAUA.