Beware! Yahoo Boys Hijack Police Facebook Page to Recruit Members


Suspected Internet fraudsters, popularly called Yahoo boys, have hacked into the Facebook page of the Special Fraud Unit of the Nigeria Police Force and are using it as an avenue to advertise their skills.

Punchng reports that the suspects, through a series of comments, demanded between N5,000 and N50,000 from those who wanted to learn classified sites for defrauding people, especially foreigners, and offered options of online, as well as physical teaching platforms.

Hundreds of persons, including students, graduates and ladies, indicated interest in learning the skills for making quick money and provided their mobile numbers on the SFU Facebook page.

The comments were reactions to a post by the SFU sensitising the public to Internet fraud.


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The Author

Chinenye Nwabueze

Nwabueze is a communication researcher with several years of lecturing experience in Nigerian universities.


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  1. Nwankwo onyinye grace

    Is true… Even through mail… it was surprising when I received a mail in my mail box asking me to send my CV and fill the under listed form they sent to me. On Nigeria customs service… I was so shocked… This people can do anything

  2. Uzor Cecilia Ifunanya

    This is very seriousooo

  3. So hilarious

  4. lol… quick way to make money though

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