The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Monday, said operatives of its Makurdi zonal command last Saturday, March 19, 2022, arrested 17 internet fraud suspects also known as Yahoo-Yahoo Boys, in Makurdi, Benue State.

The suspects 

This was disclosed in a statement signed by the EFCC Spokesman, Wilson Uwujaren and made available to FREEDOM SUNRISE NEWS.

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According to the statement, the suspects include: Samuel C., Uvande A., Joseph G., Ageva A., Emmanuel O., Ochiwu M., Dominic O, Ikpema S, Otse A. and Aondowase T. Others are, Audu-war L., Terver J., Dav J., Moses V., Abdullahi A., Agehson O., and Andoaver T.

Items recovered from them 

The statement revealed that the suspects were arrested at different locations within Makurdi following actionable intelligence on their alleged criminal activities.

Items recovered from them, the statement further said, include mobile phones, laptops, and several incriminating documents.

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“The suspects will be arraigned in Court as soon as investigations are concluded,” the statement noted.

 Below is the EFCC PRESS RELEASE 

EFCC Press Release

EFCC Arrests 17 Suspected Yahoo-Yahoo Boys in Makurdi

The operatives of the Makurdi Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Saturday, March 19, 2022 arrested 17 internet fraud suspects known as Yahoo-Yahoo Boys, in Makurdi, Benue State.

The suspects include: Samuel C., Uvande A., Joseph G., Ageva A., Emmanuel O., Ochiwu M., Dominic O, Ikpema S, Otse A. and Aondowase T. Others are, Audu-war L., Terver J., Dav J., Moses V., Abdullahi A., Agehson O., and Andoaver T.

They were arrested at different locations within Makurdi following actionable intelligence on their alleged criminal activities.

Items recovered from them include mobile phones, laptops, and several incriminating documents.

The suspects will be arraigned in Court as soon as investigations are concluded.

Wilson Uwujaren

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21 March, 2022

 

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