EFCC arrests 19 suspected ‘yahoo boys’ in Ilorin, Uyo
The Ilorin Zonal Command of the EFCC, have arrested eight (8) persons over their alleged involvement in cyber-fraud, including cheating by impersonation and love scam.
The suspects are Abdulrahman Ridwan, David Ayodeji, Gideon Thomas, Yinus Muiz, Yinus Lateef, Jimoh Ahmed, Lawal Farouk Opeyemi and Oladimeji Ridwan.
They were arrested in Basin and Asa-Dam areas of Ilorin, the Kwara State Capital following credible intelligence about their alleged criminal activities.
Items recovered from them include, exotic cars,mobile phones and laptops.
Similarly, the Uyo Zonal Command of the commission, on Wednesday February 9, 2022 also effected the arrest of eleven suspected internet fraudsters in a sting operation at different locations within Uyo, Akwa Ibom State.
The suspects aged between 18 and 30 years are: Caleb Jackson, Inemesit Sunday E., Oputu Samuel Belle aged 20 from Yala Local Government Area of Cross River State and a Civil engineering student of Uniuyo; Chinonso Ozuruigbo, Onyemaechi Chisom ,Nzeakor Uchenna , Umana Israel Victor, Bassey Solomon Utuk Patrick and Ekemini Akaninyene Effiong.
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