Operatives of the Enugu Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC have arrested twenty three (23) suspected internet fraudsters, better known as “Yahoo Boys.”
They were arrested on July 27, 2022 at different locations in Enugu State on the strength of intelligence reports linking them to various internet related fraud.
This was disclosed in a statement issued on Thursday by the EFCC Spokesman, Wilson Uwujaren.
According to the statement, the suspects include Onwe Nnaemeka Caleb, Onwe Onyekachi Prince, Chukwuma Boniface, Chika Eze, Eze Ambrose, Ogbodo Chisom Francis, Elochukwu Nkemakolam, Collins Igiliegbe Chizoba, Johnbosco Onyedika Ilechukwu, Okeke Michael, Mamus Rex Brume, Obidinma Henry Ogboke, Ozoeze Henry Amobi and George Onovo.
Others are: Kenechukwu ThankGod, Albert Nkemakolam, John Elechukwu, Ifeanyi Miracle Egbo, Umunnakwe Tobias Uchenna, Collins Okolo Tochukwu,Lucky Ekeh Chinedu and Emmanuel Chiemenie.
Items recovered from them include one Toyota Camry car with registration number: ENU-980-HM, one Mercedes Benz E350 with registration number: BBG-988-AE, one Mercedes Benz C300 with registration number: UWN-316, a Toyota with registration number: UWN-312-GU, one Toyota Corolla with registration number: UWN 77399, one Lexus with registration number: ENU -664-TT, several mobile phones and laptops.
They will be charged to court as soon as investigations are concluded.