The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Port Harcourt Zonal Office, have arrested 20 suspected internet fraudsters, popularly called ‘Yahoo Boys’.
Naija News reports that this was made known on Sunday in a statement by the EFCC Head of Media and Publicity, Wilson Uwajaren.
According to Uwajaren, the suspects were arrested on Friday at New Owerri, Eminike Estate, Norble Abode, Owerri, Imo State.
The suspects include: Onyebuchi Victor; Isreal Victor; Emeka Clinton; Stanley Uche; Onyemachi Stanley; Ikechukwu Agbalieze; Franklin Ugoegbu; Nze Collins; Nwokoro Santus and Agocha Johnson
Others are: Oscar Anumata; Emeka Clinton Nkeoga; Ogwu Chukwu Akagha Marvis; Victor Obioha; Charles Onymesi; Awunnaya Victor; Henry Stephni; Jerrard Uwaima, Franklin Uzoma and Obidike Abuchi.
Items recovered from the suspects include: “40 mobile phones, 17 laptops of different brands and 6 vehicles: one blue-coloured Toyota Corolla car; one black-coloured Acura ZX car; one ash-coloured Lexus GX 460 Sports Utility Vehicle; one green-colored Venza car, one black-coloured Mercedes Benz car and one ash-coloured Lexus 330 SUV.”
Other items recovered from the suspects are “13 Powers of Attorney, 5 architectural documents, and a folder containing some other documents.”
The EFCC said the suspects would be charged to court when investigations are concluded.