5 Luxury Cars, 32 Mobile Phones, Others Recovered From 21 Suspected ‘Yahoo Boys’
Five luxury cars, thirty-two mobile phones two laptops, and one iPad were recovered from twenty-one suspected internet fraudsters, popularly known as “Yahoo Boys” arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).
The suspected “Yahoo Boys” were arrested by operatives of the Enugu Zonal Command of the EFCC, in the Emene and New Kenyata, an axis of Enugu on Monday, April 3, 2023.
This was disclosed in a statement issued by the Spokesman of the EFCC, Wilson Uwujaren.
The suspects, according to Uwujaren, are Kenneth Arinze Godfrey, Anichukwu Emmanuel Aku, Michael Israel Chukwuemeka, Anichukwu Obinna Christian Eze Chigozie Collins, Ije Samuel Chinenye, Ngwu Peter Damian, Johnson Wisdom Kelechi, Jude Leo Nelson, Tochukwu Ononuju Nelson, David Chinecherem Ezeagu and Okonkwo Kingsley Obinna.
Others are Chukwu John Chibuzor, Ogbonna Okechukwu Precious, Benedict Oluebubu Akarekwe, Akarekwe Michael chidera, Chinedu Amuka, Chukwunonso Emmanuel Oji, Chukwunonso Mmaduabuchi Obodo, Asogwa Christopher Ejiofor and Nnadi Chukwuemeka Leonard.
The anti-graft agency spokesman noted that the suspected internet fraudsters were arrested following actionable intelligence.
The statement reads, “Items recovered from them include 32 mobile phones, 2 laptops, one iPad, and five luxury cars.
“The suspects have made useful statements and will be charged to court as soon as the investigation is concluded.”
In other news, Kanyi Daily reported that a former Minister of Education, Oby Ezekwesili has queried the amount the federal government said it used to purchase 10 firefighting trucks.
The firefighting trucks, which the Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika disclosed, cost a whooping N12 billion will be deployed to some airports in the country.