Eleven suspected internet fraudsters, popularly known as Yahoo Boys, were on Monday, arrested by the Benin Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in Auchi, Edo State.
This was disclosed in a statement issued by Spokesman of the EFCC, Wilson Uwujaren.
Uwujaren said the suspects arrested are David Martins, Shegun Elijah, Abagolu Samson, Peter Emmanuel, Emmanuel Noble, Timothy Johnson, Omo-Ogbebor Uyioghosa, Ibrahim Mohammed, Mavis Bello, Emmanuel Chibozie and Ayiboye Alade.
He said items recovered from them include laptop computers, mobile phones and a Toyota Camry car.
According to him, the suspects have made useful statements and will be charged to court as soon as investigations are completed.