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EFCC nabs suspected ‘Yahoo boy’ in Ekiti.


An alleged internet fraudster, Oke Omoniyi Benjamin, has been arrested by the EFCC.

The 33-year-old Efon-Alaaye, Ekiti State native allegedly defrauded a number of foreigners of their money through fraudulent schemes.

The anti-graft commission said the suspect was arrested following intelligence report it received in August.

Benjamin allegedly used the proceeds of his fraud to buy two cars. He was said to also own a salon known as Signatures Unisex Salon, located in Ilawe Road, opposite Baptist School, Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti State.

The EFCC said it recovered an Acura TL, 2010 and a Lexus ES 300, 2002 from him, as well as two laptops, two phones, forged documents and several counterfeit cheques of various foreign Banks.

It said Benjamin admitted to the allegations against him and will be charged to court after investigation.
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