Operatives of the Enugu Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, have arrested thirteen (13) suspected internet fraudsters, popularly known as “Yahoo Boys” at the Nsukka and Emene axis of Enugu State.
They were arrested on Tuesday, March 15, 2022 in a sting operation.
|The car recovered from them|
This was disclosed in a statement made available to FREEDOM SUNRISE NEWS by Spokesman of the EFCC, Wilson Uwujaren on Wednesday.
|The laptops, phones recovered from them|
According to the statement, twelve of the suspects believed to be involved in internet- related offences are: Chinaza Onyekwelu; David Sharon; Igwenagu Chimezie; Nnachi Collins, Noble Nwodo and Okoye Ebuka. Others are: Onaga Divine; Richie Samson; Ugwu Chideru; Victor Sopuluchi, Nwajie Chidubem Eric and Nnamani Chukwuebuka.
The statement also said the suspects were arrested based on some verified intelligence by the EFCC.
“Items recovered from them include: five laptops; phones and a silver- coloured Lexus car with registration number: FST 823 GD,” the statement reads.
“The suspects will soon be charged to court.”