25 Exotic Cars Recovered From 44 Suspected ‘Yahoo Boys’ In Benin City
A total of 44 suspected internet fraudsters, popularly known as “Yahoo Boys” have been arrested by operatives of Benin zonal command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.
The suspects were arrested on Tuesday May 23, 2023 in Benin City at different locations following actionable intelligence on their alleged internet fraud-related activities.
A statement made available to journalists by spokesman of the EFCC, Wilson Uwujaren said 33 of the suspected “Yahoo Boys” were however, found to have questions to answer after being profiled.
They are Emmanuel Jimmy, Wisdom Osazuwa, Emmanuel Osaretin, Destiny Nonso, Michael Ekeh, Uzoma Okoligwe, Emmanuel Ebushi, Oyegun Osadebamwen, Christain Amhazioya, Azegbeyele Francis, Osarobo Junior, Anyanwu Miracle, and Louis Osahenie.
Others are Ezerhume Jude Osomieneshi, Happy Daniel and Maro Oghenekohwo. Others are Kelvin Ifeanyi Anere, Igwe Favour, Gabriel Okpolor, Ogbeifun Prince, Timothy Nawamgbe, Onakofure Augustine, Osakpamwen Gaius, Nonso Prince Onuoha, Emmanuel Efetobor, Emmanuel Usifoh, Endurance Azeke, Ojo Destiny, Justice Aifo, Collins Etiosa Ihkuoretin, Victor Ohenhen Ikponmuosa, Godspower Oghenekohwo and Amos Onakpofure.
Uwujaren said items recovered from the suspects include 25 exotic cars – three Lexus EX350, six Lexus RX330, five Mercedes Benz ML 350, one Toyota Camry, one Lexus IS250, four Mercedes Benz C300, One Toyota Venza, one Toyota Highlander, two Toyota Corolla, mobile phones and laptops.
According to him, the suspects have made useful statement and will be charged to court soon.
In other news, Kanyi Daily reported that Atere community in Oluyole Local Government Area of Oyo State was thrown into tension and anxiety on Tuesday morning, 23 April after some persons said to be land grabbers/prospectors entered the community.