EFCC arrests 14 Yahoo Boys in Awka

Operatives of the Enugu zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC) have arrested fourteen suspected internet fraudsters, from different parts of Awka, Anambra State.

This was revealed by the commission in a statement posted on their Facebook page on Monday.

The suspected fraudsters were arrested on Monday, August 31, 2020 , based on intelligence available to the Commission.

Specifically, the suspects , whose age range falls between 21 and 28 were arrested at Okpuno Awka, Agu Awka and Ngozika estate, all in Anambra State.

Items recovered from them are: different exotic vehicles which include three Mercedes Benz 4matic, three Mercedes Benz AMG, two Lexus Rx salon cars.

Interim analyses of some of the suspects’ phones indicated they were involved in some suspected internet fraud which include online bitcom scam, love scam and identity theft.

The commission will be charging the suspects to court once investigations are concluded.

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