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  • I learnt the internet fraud business in 2015 during my NYSC days – says Yahoo Boy arrested by IRT

A 30-year-old suspected Yahoo Boy, Victor Ojionu, who specialized in hacking into credits cards belonging to Nigerians and foreign nationals during his National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) days, have been arrested by operatives of the Inspector General of Police Intelligence Response Team (IRT) at the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, for stealing over N500 million within the space of five years.

Victor Ojionu studied Electrical Engineering graduate from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN), Enugu State.

It was gathered that Ojionu, who is
currently undergoing interr.tion at the Abuja office of the Economic
and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), was alleged to have succeeded in
defrauding his victims using a popular online retail site, Amazon.com,
where he allegedly sells books.

Sources disclosed that the Imo
State-born suspect, designed a payment portal, known as Payoneer, which
he linked to his book-selling website on Amazon.com and he steals
credits cards details and identities of its owner using his payment
portal.

It was gathered further that when Ojionu succeeds in
stealing the credit cards details of his victims, he would proceed in
buying baby dippers, wipers, wrist watches and other expensive items
from another online retail store, Alibaba.com in China and send the
purchased items to Ghana, where they would be sold to his waiting
buyers.

A . explained that after the items has been sold,
Ojionu would travel to Ghana, retrieve his money from his buyers and
would send the proceeds to Nigeria through a Bureau de Change operator.
The . added that the suspect has succeeded in buying two expensive
cars, three mansions in Abuja, Cross Rivers State and his hometown in
Imo from proceeds of his scam. It was also learnt that the suspect has a
property under construction at Dabo Estate at Life Camp area of Abuja.

Ojionu
ran into trouble recently when one of his victims alerted the police
and the EFCC about the theft of his credit card details and the
subsequent withdrawals from his accounts, running into millions of
naira.

The IRT team was drafted to investigate the case and also
arrest and hand over the suspect to the EFCC for onward prosecution. It
was learnt that Ojionu was trailed to one of his mansions in Abuja and
he confessed during his arrest that he was into internet fraud.

The
electrical engineering graduate of the University of Nigeria Nsukka,
stated that he became an internet fraudster in 2015, during his National
Youth Service Corp (NYSC) in Calabar, Cross Rivers State.

“I learned the internet fraud business in 2015 during my NYSC days in Cross Rivers and I bought a house worth N60 million from the deal before I relocated to Abuja, where I bought another house for N65 million. What I do is mainly on Alibaba by trading with hacked credits cards. I buy my goods in China and sell them in Ghana and I bring the proceed to Nigeria where I have invested large portion of it on properties.”

While being paraded, Victor Ojionu confessed that he
bought houses worth N125 million during his NYSC days and made over N500
million within five years. He said;

“I learnt the
internet fraud business in 2015 during my NYSC days in Cross Rivers
State. I bought a house worth N60 million from the deal before I
relocated to Abuja, where I bought another house for N65 million.

“What I do is mainly on the Alibaba site, where I trade
with hacked credits cards. I buy my goods in China and sell them in
Ghana. I bring the proceeds to Nigeria, where I have invested large
portion of it on properties.”

Confirming that Ojionu stole over N500 million within a
space of five years, security agents said the suspect specialized in
hacking into credits cards belonging to Nigerians and foreign nationals,
a scheme he used to successfully defraud his victims using a popular
online retail site, Amazon.Com, where he allegedly sells books.

“The
suspect designed a payment portal, known as Payoneer, which he linked
to his book selling website on, Amazon.Com. He steals credits cards
details and identities of its owner using his Payoneer, his payment
portal.

“Once Ojionu succeeds in stealing the credit cards details
of his victims, he would proceed in buying baby diapers, wipers,
wristwatches and other expensive items from another online retail store,
Alibaba.Com in China, and he would send the purchased items to Ghana,
where they would be sold to his waiting buyers.

“After the items
have been sold, Ojionu would travel to Ghana, retrieve his money from
his buyers and send the proceeds to Nigeria through a Bureau de Change
operator. Ojionu has succeeded in buying two expensive cars, three
mansions in Abuja, Cross Rivers and Imo states. The suspect also has a
property under construction at Dabo Estate at Life Camp area of Abuja, ”
a security agent Said.

Trouble started for Ojionu after one of his victims alerted the police and the EFCC about the theft of his credit card details. The complaint further noted that money, running into millions of naira, was removed from his account.

The
complaint wrote a petition to the IG, Mohammed Adamu, who then
instructed Kyari and his unit to investigate the matter. The suspect was
subsequently arrested and handed over to the EFCC.

The IRT operatives trailed Ojionu to one of his mansions in Abuja, where he was apprehended.

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