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EFCC reacts to the “Yahoo boys” checkpoints in Lagos, false invitations

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has responded to exercises of some corrupt components, who mount barriers on some highbrow regions of Lagos, for example, Victoria Island, Lekki and Festac Town.

EFCC representative, Tony Orilade, in an announcement, said the people were strutting themselves as agents of the Commission and blackmailing cash from clueless individuals on the claim that they are suspected web fraudsters, prominently known as “Yippee Yahoo young men.”

“For the evasion of uncertainty, it isn’t a piece of our operational practice to mount barricades, and we don’t procure specialists. The criminal components that mount the Lagos detours are not our staffs, and we have no association at all with their crimes”, it said.

“Our agents adhere to a standard methodology in their activities, which accommodates with the commonly prescribed procedures for insight officers.

“Additionally, the Commission wishes to abandon a letter of welcome, purportedly radiating from one DSP Dorcas Bukola, using an email address: (, welcoming clueless individuals from general society to our office. The email states: “find joined your welcome letter to our office. Every single fundamental detail is in the connected report.

“While the said DSP Dorcas Bukola cases to follow up for the EFCC, we certainly encourage the overall population and especially the individuals who have gotten the mail to overlook the welcome accordingly a character isn’t in the utilize of the Commission and has no expert in following up for our benefit.

“Also, the Commission does not welcome individuals on the web or through some other electronic mailing framework. “We likewise caution each beneficiary of the mail that the connection bears an infection that may bargain email accounts once opened.

“Besides, the EFCC has confirmed webmail for its online correspondences and does not utilize g-mail. “We rehash that we are carried out to making pollution and its related monetary and financial wrongdoings ugly to criminal components among us.

“Where in uncertainty with regards to the credibility of a mail from the Commission, don’t delay to get in touch with us through our email: or send us a message using our web-based life stages: (Twitter, Facebook, Instagram) which share a similar location: official EFC.