Cities with the most Yahoo boys in Nigeria: Internet fraud became widely accessible simultaneously in Nigeria and Ghana in early 2000. This act has quickly become a real trend among young people. Yahoo boys have surprisingly become people of prestige and caliber in the society. Therefore, Internet fraud has rapidly allowed many young Nigerians buying expensive cars, houses, jewelry, etc. Now it has become the only means of livelihood for thousands of youth. A yahoo boy in Nigeria is an expert in cyber crimes popularly called “yahoo boys”. Nevertheless, for many years 419 schemes have been effectively duping many foreigners.
Below are the top cities where you can find most of these con men in Nigeria.
Yes, their are a good number of internet fraudsters in Abuja, a city known to be controlled by political money bags. These fraudsters who are seen as Abuja big boys by virtue of the fact that they are relatives of some big politicians or claim to work in one government ministry or the other, actually use those as a cover for their illegal activities.
9) Abeokuta, Ogun State
This is a town with a growing number of youth interest in online scam. These young men sometime in 2014 hacked into an Ogun state owned account and stole millions of Naira. This could anyway be attributed to poor security system with the bank in question.