Serving military personnel, Lance Corporal Ajayi Kayode and twenty-six others have been arrested by operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC for alleged internet fraud.
According to a statement issued by the EFCC, the military personnel with service number NAF18/34732 was arrested at 6B, Fatai Idowu Arobike, Lekki Phase 1, Lagos following intelligence reports.
Speaking, Kayode said the big shot Yahoo Yahoo boys who he was arrested alongside were his friends adding that they had been teaching him how to make money through cybercrime.
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The anti-graft agency said Kayode was arrested alongside Victor Ochiabuito, Christopher Prince, Kalu Emmanue, Hassan Sunday, Odinaka David Okem, Victor Ologhu, Alex Aka, Miracle Onyekwere, Habeeb Ayomide, Olakunle Ajeigbu, Rasheed Olanrewaju and Salam Hakeem.
Others are Adeniran Nurudeen; Opeyemi Ojo Chris; Derrick Moris; Shehu Oluoti; Fuad Akinbayo; Babatunde Idowu, Uzo Igwe Nathaniel, Debowale Adedoyin, Shegun Emmanuel, Godswill Maduchem, Samson Kazeem, Oluwatobi Oluwatoba, Olaitan Ajao and Oyindamola Kareem.
It was gathered that the arrested suspects allegedly belong to Organised Cyber Criminal Syndicate Network, OCCSN and the items recovered from them include diamond jewellery, exotic cars and expensive phones.