EFCC Apprehends Many Suspected Yahoo Boys In Rivers, Recovers Cars, Laptops, Others

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, says it arrested 47 suspected internet fraudsters, otherwise known as Yahoo Boys in Rivers State. 

EFCC in a statement by its Head, Media & Publicity, Wilson Uwujaren on Monday said the arrest of the suspects was part of a sting operation by operatives of the Port Harcourt Zonal Command on Thursday, August 4, 2022, in various locations in Port Harcourt. 

Uwajaren said six cars, laptops, cameras and apple wristwatches were part of the incriminating items recovered from the suspects. 

He gave the names of the suspects as including, “Onome Omavuebe Stansley, Progress Ikechukwu, Fejiro Oyawiri, Ifeanyi Louis, Joseph Monday, Ikegwuolu Wogbuom, Chimobi Henry, Victory Erebere, Chiwendu Lucky, Jasson Ovesuor, Miracle Harrison, Favour Prosper Iheancho, Emeji Gad Chinedu, Perculia Ikechukwu, Eze Gift, Chiemela Uzodinma, Chidebere Eze, Bright Umoh, Raphael Akuru, Prince Chris, Hillary Ifeanyi Nwosu, and Destiny Ogueri. 

“Others are Terri Afori, Daniel Atuzie, Justice Nicholas, Victor Nnemeka, Temitope Ezekiel, Anthony Otuke, Nelson Matthew, Adolphus Iheanyi, Omosakin Akinwale, Royal Nicolas, Henry Anthony, Obi Ezekiel, Gift Kalu, Nichael Emmanuel, Chukwuemeka Emeluwe, ThankGod Emmanuel, Nicholas Chibueze, Azubueke Precious, Eze Promise, Diamond Emesin, Tejiro Napoleon, Temple Alalibo, David Christian, Idonesit Ekpo and Martin John Gospel.” 

“They were arrested based on an intelligence report on their alleged involvement in internet fraud. 

“Six (6) cars, different brands of phones, laptop computers, still cameras and apple wrist watches were among items recovered from the suspects. 

“They will soon be charged to court as soon as the investigation is concluded,” Uwajaren said.  

Source: Sahara Reporters

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