Yahoo has been the means of survival for most of the youths this past years, and with the case of yahoo most have been miss identified as yahoo boys and the police has arrested innocent youths in search of yahoo boys and for their personal greediness
1.The risks are a lot higher in recent times
In recent times, the Nigerian police tend to embarrass people a lot. Some of them even go as far as demanding that you allow them see the content of your mobile phones or PC, even without warrant.
And through that, they’ve been able to apprehend several people involved in Yahoo Yahoo!
Similarly, American authorities have their attention on Yahoo boys now more than ever. It is claimed that American citizens have lost over $1 billion to scammers over the past decade.
The FBI, as a result of that, has decided to take the matter of online scamming more seriously. They now work in conjunction with tech giants that own email companies, mobile phone companies, and other companies that produce software or gadgets Yahoo boys use for their activities.
If you’ve been very observant, then you must have seen several news reporting how Yahoo boys are getting apprehended every day.
2.More difficult compared to years back
It is a lot harder to make 1 cent from online scamming in recent times because the targets are now way, way smarter compared to years back.
So, if you become a yahoo boy now you may be tempted to go plus (Yahoo plus). And you know what that means.
3.You won’t have peace of mind
As earlier noted, the police are taking the matter more seriously now more than ever. Imagine that you’re traveling with your favorite laptop at the back of your car seat, and you come across SARS at a check point. It will take a lot of composure not to shiver, considering the brutal nature of SARS officials.
That being said, you’ll not have peace of mind if you’re doing anything illegal. Naturally, the guilt will just remain with you.
4.You won’t spend the money well
Now, I’m sure someone’s like ‘whoa! That one’s not true’.
Here’s the reason you won’t spend the money well:
When people get money from such means, they tend to believe it’d be easy to get the next one, and with that believe in mind, the desire to spend your money carefully would be lost.
Conclusion: Don’t become a Yahoo boy!
There’s this stigma Nigerians are now facing on the web and around the world. People tend to believe every successfully young Nigerian is a Yahoo boy.
It’s already so bad and we don’t want it to get any worse
Sorry for disappointing you I don’t mean to discourage but to encourage…
Article by lima.
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