EFCC, Ibadan zonal office, has arrested two blood brother for extorting
internet fraudsters with promises to shield them from possible arrest
by the Commission. .
The siblings – Olatunji Joe Beyioku (35) and
Oluwayomi Beyioku (37) - were arrested in Abeokuta, Ogun State, on
Friday, November 15, 2019, during a sting operation.
operatives had embarked on discreet investigations into the activities
of the suspects when it was discovered that they are in the habit of the
extorting ‘Yahoo Boys’ to help them evade arrest by the EFCC. .
to EFCC Statement, the suspects claimed to be spy police officers with
the rank of Deputy Superintendent of Police, DSP, and have ‘assisted’
the Commission with information on the whereabouts of internet
fraudsters within the town, but it was discovered that they only expose
those who failed to meet their demand, while others willing and ready to
play ball are shielded. It was also discovered that they have
made several million of naira sabotaging the Commission’s efforts and
live large therefrom.
A search conducted on the younger brother’s
palatial residence along Lagos-Abeokuta Expressway suggested that they
may be living far above their means. .
Items found in the
multi-million naira building also raised suspicion of the brothers’
possible involvement in other forms of criminal activities.
recovered from them include two cars, Honda Accord Crosstour and a
Mercedes Benz GLK, different brands of mobile phones and charms.