Yahoo Boy arrested over alleged $268,000
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested Precious Ojo, aka Obago, a suspected internet fraudster.
The 26-year-old was apprehended in Oghara, Delta State, following a petition received from an American citizen regarding his activities.
EFCC Head of Media and Publicity, Wilson Uwujaren issued a statement on the operation on Wednesday.
The petitioner alleged that the suspect impersonated one Raymond Bush, who works in the United States Treasury, to defraud the victim of $268,000.00.
Ojo, who was arrested at his hotel in Oghara, confessed that he built the property with the proceeds of the alleged crime.
Other items recovered from him include a white Mercedes-Benz with personalised plate number as well as mobile phones.
The EFCC spokesperson added that the suspect will be arraigned in court soon.