Friday, 23 November 2012

EFCC Can Only Convict Yahoo Yahoo Boys, Fraudsters - Lamorde

The chairman of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Mr. Ibrahim Lamorde on Thursday lamented about the unable to successfully prosecute high profile suspects politicians and its inability to score a single high profile conviction in over two years. but has however successfully prosecuted internet fraudsters, popularly referred to as ‘Yahoo Yahoo’ boys. Mr. Ibrahim Lamorde was speaking his commission's 2013 budget defence before the Senate Committee on Drugs, Narcotics, and Anticorruption.

He blamed the overwhelming wealth of the suspects as well as the compromise of the Judiciary for its failures in securing a high profile conviction.

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