Everybody in Nigeria knows Yahoo boys who they are, what they do, and what they are famous for. Some praise them, some distaste their activities. The only thing that stays unchanged is the fact that they have become extremely popular and that everyone speaks about how wealthy they are.
Who are these Yahoo boys in Nigeria?
From the point of view of the Nigerian laws, the so-called Yahoo boys are the ones who commit a crime that’s classified as the 419 fraud. This is a sort of swindle when a lawyer offers a significant amount of money for a minor up-front deal.
Since the beginning of the 2000’s, Nigerian people have received the access to the Internet. This has led to the appearance of these Yahoo boys and the growth of the Internet swindle. No matter how illegal, this tendency has quickly become extremely popular among young people in Nigeria. Strange as it is, the Yahoo boys have soon become respectable people in the society.
Why be a Yahoo boy?
You would ask, what’s the reason for being a Yahoo boy in Nigeria? Well, the point is that it allows them to earn plenty of money compared to honest working in truly no time. Even if you ask the Internet about the Yahoo boys, you will see that young people are searching for guidelines to become one of these swindlers.