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Benz, Toyota, Lexus Cars, Others Recovered From 26 ‘Yahoo Boys’



The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) arrested a total of 26 suspected internet fraudsters, better known as “Yahoo Boys” in Abuja.

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The suspects were picked by operatives of the Abuja zonal command of the commission on Thursday in Kubwa, a suburb of Abuja.

This was contained in a statement made available to newsmen by EFCC spokesman, Wilson Uwujaren on Thursday night.

Uwujaren said items recovered from them include a Toyota Camry SE, a Mercedes Benz GLK 350, and 2 Lexus IS 250 cars, mobile phones, and laptops.

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He gave the names of the suspected “Yahoo Boys” as Favour Obinna, Chinaza Onuigbo, Abdulrahman Ibrahim, Suleiman Daude, Ali Daude, Godwin Ifeanyi, Victor Ageme, and Enoch Alfa. Others are Wisdom Ndubuisi, Matthew Gideon, Stanly Kosi, Japhet Akogun, James Efegha, Christopher Enaho, Daniel Benjamin, and Idris Salvation.

Also arrested are Idris Victor, Ikechukwu Ephraim Idris, Abdullahi Sani, Jeremiah Yacim, Chindu Chukwuma, Mohammed Daude Hamisu, Tochukwu Trust, Theophilus Marshal, Sani Solomon, and Chukwu Nnaemeka Oscar.

According to the anti-graft agency spokesman, the suspects will be charged in court as soon as the investigation is concluded.

Meanwhile, Kanyi Daily reported that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Thursday, May 18, 2023, raised the alarm of a campaign by politically exposed persons under the commission’s investigation for alleged corrupt practices to discredit the agency and its leadership.

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