Yahoo Boys Busted: University Students Nabbed by EFCC for N16m Internet Scam

Short cut will eventually cut you short. A word is enough for the wise...
The EFCC, Ibadan Zonal Office, has arrested five suspected undergraduate scammers. Four from the Federal Uni of Technology Akure (FUTA) and one from Adekunle Ajashin Uni, Akungba, (AAUA).

The desperate young men were picked up at an off-campus residence located at Anuoluwapo Close, Stateline Hotel Road, off FUTA South Gate, Akure, Ondo State.

The suspects are between the ages of 20 and 23, their names are:
Adeleke Paul, 21, Adebiyi Tayo Abudu, 22, Akinsanmi Olusola Adeniyi 21, Ogundile Ademola James, 23 and Okali Ugochukwu, 21. 

The EFCC got wind of their activities through series of gathered intelligence. Paul and his gang, who go about with the name Tsunnami Gang and Young Pablo Money allegedly swindled unsuspecting foreigners and others to the tune of Sixteen million naira (N16M) recently by engaging in fraudulent activities of obtaining money by false pretence through scam mails. 

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 of the Adekunle Ajashin University Akungba, Ondo State.

At the point of arrest, EFCC operatives recovered a 2006 black Toyota Highlander, 2010 light-green Toyota Camry (Muscle), laptops, three Apple iPhone 6 and three Blackberry phones from them.

Some implicating documents were also found and downloaded from their laptops. They so called big boys who want to enjoy without working will be arraigned in court by the agency.


  1. End of the road for this one's

  2. Hassan Aderemi26 July, 2016 08:16

    Impatience will always send a desperate young guy to prison, you cannot be a happy person while making others crying, shortcut will always have its consequence, these guys just finished their career instead of them to complete their career but they end up finished it with inordinate ambitions to join the ruling class.

  3. Just imagine! Young boys desperate for huge amount of money .

  4. The quest for money, power and fame...

  5. Wetin luv of moni go cause..


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