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EFCC arrests 29 suspected internet fraudsters in Abuja, 8 in Uyo

…recovers exotic cars, computers, phones, others

The operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Abuja Zonal Command, on Wednesday, 8th May 2024, arrested 29 suspected internet fraudsters, also known as Yahoo Boys.

EFCC arrests 29 suspected internet fraudsters in Abuja, 8 in Uyo

CONVERSEER learned that the suspects were arrested at Apo, Gwarimpa and Katampe axis of Abuja, following actionable intelligence about their suspected involvement in internet fraud.

EFCC arrests 29 suspected internet fraudsters in Abuja, 8 in Uyo

Items seized from the suspects include 43 phones of different makes, six vehicles and two smartwatches.

EFCC arrests 29 suspected internet fraudsters in Abuja, 8 in Uyo

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EFCC arrests 29 suspected internet fraudsters in Abuja, 8 in Uyo

In a similar vein, the operatives of the Uyo Zonal Command of the EFCC, on Thursday, 2nd May 2024, arrested eight suspected internet fraudsters in an early morning sting operation at Osong Ama Extension in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State.

EFCC arrests 29 suspected internet fraudsters in Abuja, 8 in Uyo

They were arrested following credible intelligence on their suspected involvement in internet fraud.

Items recovered from them include seven laptops; 13 smartphones; two wristwatches and one router.

According to the EFCC, “The suspects would be charged to court as soon as investigations are concluded.”

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