- Mothers of yahoo boys in Lagos have formed an association
- This was disclosed by Ibrahim Magu, acting chairman of the anti-graft agency
- Magu also disclosed the Lagos office of EFCC had made over 300 cybercrime-related arrests since January
In a surprising revelation, Ibrahim Magu, the acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has revealed that mothers of internet fraudsters, locally known as 'Yahoo boys' have formed an association in Lagos.
Magu disclosed this at the commission’s Lagos office during the ongoing EFCC stakeholders conference on crusade against cybercrime fraudsters, The Nation reports.
Going further, the anti-graft agency boss revealed that the Lagos state office of the anti-graft agency has since January this year made 300 cybercrime-related arrests and also secured 200 convictions.
Legit.ng previously reported that the agency was intensifying its efforts against fraud. The Lagos zonal office apprehended six suspected internet fraudsters in the state and some items like mobile phones, laptops were recovered from them.
Meanwhile, a group, Nigerians Against Corruption (NAC) urged President Muhammadu Buhari to re-appoint Ibrahim Magu for another four-year term.
Going further, the group noted that the EFCC’s collaborative efforts with the FBI resulted in over 200 arrests, 130 convictions and the recovery of a large number of proceeds of crime.
Magu is currently approaching the end of his tenure as the acting chairman of the EFCC.
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