Faces Of 5 Yahoo Boys Caught In LAUTECH, Paraded

These days, everyone is in a hurry to 'blow', but only few understands that diligence is the right way.

The Ibadan Zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Monday took over five suspected internet fraudsters arrested by men of the Oyo State Joint Security Task Force, 'Operation Burst' for further investigation.

The names of the Yahoo Boys were given as;
Oyewole Oyeleye Olatunji (28), Adeniran Adeyinka Yusuf (29), Samuel Olumide Adeola (29), Israel Adeola (24) and Olorunyemi Savior Imonah (24) were arrested March 13, 2017 during a routine surveillance at Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH) Ogbomosho.

They were thereafter interrogated at the Operation Burst headquarters, Agodi where they confessed to have defrauded some American women through various romance scam using different dating sites. They also confessed to have obtained different sums from their victims.

At the point of arrest, four HP Laptops, three Nokia phones, four I phones, one Infinix Hot Note Phone, a Flash Drive and four Military camouflage T-shirts were recovered from them.

Investigations have also revealed that the suspects have various incriminating documents in their Laptops and Phones. They were posing on the dating sites as American Soldiers and using different identities to defraud unsuspecting American Ladies.

Oyewole confessed to have been posing as Billy Philip, Johnson slowpoke and Montegro respectively. According to him, he collected itune cards from one Stephanie and has been using the card to chat with Holly Donis, Dona Rissmiller and Mona Venziano among others who were also Americans.

Adeniran also posed as Cheryl Ann and Cindy Grant on Facebook and engaged unsuspecting ladies in dating. He had also used the medium to defraud and obtain Dollars from one Cherly Chambers.

Samuel has been posing as Gome, Rundell, and Klaus. He confessed to have collected itune card and different sums of dollars from Linda and Patricia on a dating site.

Israel had online affairs with Jeannie Mae Sherman and obtained different sums running into several thousands of dollars and itune cards from her and another One Thousand, Two Hundred and Fifty One Dollars itune cards from Lritz Ortiz. While Olorunyemi using the names Terry Elizabeth and Bunt Janice Muriel had also swindled unsuspecting victims to the tune of Two Hundred Dollars and Three Hundred Dollars itune cards.

The suspects will be charged to court as soon as investigation is completed.


  1. Our youth has no future with crime. Meanwhile our leaders are corrupt.

  2. They have come to the end of the road.

  3. Don't know why people like the easy way out.

  4. Y Cnt Young Guys Of Nowadays Be Calm And Hard Working.Hmmm...

  5. nigerian boys and yahoo sha..this is some serious business o but surely evil no matter the pay gotten

  6. No be today, LAUTECH has always been the headquarter of yahoo boys.

  7. see their faces una weldone ooo

  8. Let them face it now

  9. Oladimeji Seun30 March, 2017 09:30

    Sometime i use to ask about the future of out youth, with the level of youth attrocity.

  10. and yet these ones too will claim they are the leaders of tomorrow. laffin in chinese!!!

  11. Hassan Aderemi30 March, 2017 11:09

    Only few people get away with shortcut to success while majority sink in their shortcut bid to success, hope others learnt their lesson because this guys might end up in jail.

  12. Leaders should create job for youths .

  13. They should also arrest all the politicians in Nigeria.


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