EFCC Arrest 42 Yahoo Boys In Delta
In a statement on Friday, the anti-graft agency said the suspects were apprehended on Wednesday by the operatives of the Port Harcourt Zonal Command in a sting operation.
The statement added, “Their arrest followed series of intelligence reports linking them with alleged fraudulent activities ranging from dating and celebrity scams on numerous dating sites, bitcoin investment scam, cryptocurrency scam, obtaining by false pretense and impersonation.
“The thirty-one( 31) of the suspects, comprising 29 men and 2 ladies, are: James Nweze, Nmuokoro Tega, Eruteyan Benjamine, Nwaozor Chinedu, Okwesa Solomon, Yusuf Michael, Ikhana Godswork, Benson David, Chidinma Anthony, Jennifer Nkem, Okorie Temple, Paul Gabriel, Okafor Osita, Vihishima Joseph and Desmond Osaigbovo.
“Others are: Jude Ogougboh, Sylvester Nwabunwanne, Faith Samuel, Prince Ohumhende, Osaretin Unity, Godstime Animan, Oluwaseun Orimoloye, Mathias Ohashina, Precious Agolo, Okoronkwo Stanley, Benjamin Onyedika Victor, Okonta Anthony, Omelebele Lucky, Okafor Victory, Osade Peter, Daniel Chukwudi Mbaeme.
“Items recovered from them at the point of arrest include: thirteen (13) exotic cars, 59 phones of different brands; ten laptops, one Hisense television and speakers; one iPad and 3 PlayStation.
“They will be charged to court as soon as investigation is concluded.”
KanyiDaily had also reported how the EFCC, Ibadan Zonal Office, arrested 57 suspected internet fraudsters at their hotel hideouts in Ilaro area of Ogun State.