Influencer gets Yahoo boy arrested at hotel for posing as him to defraud people
A Nigerian Twitter Influencer and businessman has arrested a suspected internet fraudster aka Yahoo Boy for impersonating him.
He found out that the suspect created a duplicate version of his Twitter account and was using it to defraud unsuspecting people.
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The guy known as @_spiriituaL drew people’s attention to the fact that he was operating a fake account with his name and urged them not to fall victim.
He wrote; “@_spiriiituaL🦉 This is a fake account. Do not fall victim.“
This is him on telegram.
You can pay him a visit with the username. pic.twitter.com/GvJR66BOIe
— 🦉 🧘🏽♂️spirituaL🧘🏽♂️ (@_spiriituaL) February 8, 2023
The CEO of Spirit Group eventually carried out a private investigation and was able to uncover the true identity of the imposter.
He shared photos of the alleged Yahoo Boy on Twitter and later posted a video of police arresting him at a hotel.
Surugede. https://t.co/Iq8mI7A2Cn pic.twitter.com/UTVVszXahh
— 🦉 🧘🏽♂️spirituaL🧘🏽♂️ (@_spiriituaL) February 9, 2023