CRIME

EFCC: One Female Among 8 Suspected ‘Yahoo Boys’ Arrested In Makurdi

Eight (8) suspected internet fraudsters, popularly known as “Yahoo Boys” were on Wednesday, arrested by operatives of the Makurdi zonal command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.

The suspects were arrested for alleged involvement in computer-related fraud.

A statement issued by EFCC Spokesman, Wilson Uwujaren, gave the names of the suspects as: Okoha Chinedu Charles, Chibuizor Philip Nnake, Emmanuela Odeh Eneokpe, Ushir Terhile John, Okoro Ossico Osaro, Ejiofor Chibuizor, Wandoo Juliet Baru and Tarbee Destines.

“They were arrested on Wednesday, January 19, 2022 during an operation by operatives of the commission in Makurdi, Benue State,” Uwujaren said.

According to him, the suspects will be charged to court as soon as investigations are concluded.

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