EFCC Recovers Benz, Mobile Phones, Laptops From Arrested 17 ‘Yahoo Boys’
A Mercedes Benz E350, mobile phones, and laptops were the items recovered from 17 suspected internet fraudsters, better known as “Yahoo Boys” arrested by operatives of the Enugu Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.
The suspected “Yahoo Boys” were arrested on Wednesday, May 3, 2023, in a sting operation in Enugu state.
The suspects, according to a statement issued by the EFCC Spokesman, Wilson Uwujaren, are Egwin Aguh Chinonso, Chukwudi Christain Onuonicha, Odo Emmanuel Sunday, Obaje Christain Peter, Ogbe Samuel Chukwuebuka, Eze Kingsley Chisom, Ezema Augustine Izuchukwu and Edeh Nnamdi Benjamin,
Others include Ogbe Joshua Chinonso, Chinagorom Victor Ani, Ebere Arinze Emmanuel, Chukwuemeka Donald Anih, Ogbe Christopher Arinze, Chinedu Joshua, Edeh Kelechukwu, and Emmanuel Aninweke Mmesoma
According to Uwujaren, the suspects have made useful statements and will be charged in court soon.
In other news, Kanyi Daily reported that the Federal Government has approved a National Blockchain Policy.
The policy was approved on Wednesday.
The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Prof Isa Pantami, disclosed this after this week’s Federal Executive Council meeting presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari at the State House, Abuja.