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EFCC arrests 101 suspected Yahoo Boys in Enugu, Imo, Kaduna

The operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) have arrested 101 suspected internet fraudsters (aka Yahoo Boys) across the three states of Enugu, Imo and Kaduna.

CONVERSEER gathered that the Enugu Zonal Command of the EFCC arrested 78 suspects in Enugu and Imo States respectively.

While 29 suspects were arrested on Wednesday, 15th May 2024, in the Enugu State metropolis, the remaining 49 suspects were nabbed on Friday, 17th May 2024, in the Imo State metropolis.

EFCC arrests 101 suspected Yahoo Boys in Enugu, Imo, Kaduna

The 78 suspects were arrested, following actionable intelligence about their suspected involvement in online criminal activities.

Items recovered from them include mobile phones, laptops and 13 cars.

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In a similar vein, the Kaduna Zonal Command of the EFCC arrested 23 suspects in the Kaduna metropolis.

EFCC arrests 101 suspected Yahoo Boys in Enugu, Imo, Kaduna

Specifically, they were arrested at Kakuri, Barnawa and Television Garage axes in Kaduna, following credible information on their suspected involvement in internet-related offences.

Items recovered from the suspects include one car and 29 mobile phones.

According to a statement by the EFCC on Monday, “The suspects will be charged to court as soon as investigations are concluded.”

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