EFCC to arraign 13 suspected Enugu yahoo boys in court

…another on FBI list arrested in Lagos

In its avowed war against internet fraud across the South East zone, the Enugu Zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC on Tuesday September 10, 2019 stormed some residences of suspected yahoo-yahoo fraudsters in Lomalinda Extension area of Maryland, Enugu where 13 (Thirteen) of them were qrrested.

Those arrested are: Frank Ikechukwu, Bright Alozie,Aloysious Ani, Ikenna Kingsley, Prince Ofoeze, David Ugonna, Princewill Onyia,Chibuike Ebulue, Charles Chinedu, Christopher Patrick, Emeka Joel, Valentino Simon and Joseph Ani were arrested.

READ ALSO:   Abia 14 Brigade hosts 82 Division Army Inter-brigade competition

The raid was fallout of an intelligence report relating to their flamboyant lifestyle and internet/cyber related activities which were said to have been used to defraud unsuspecting member of the public, including foreigners of their hard earned monies.

Some of the items recovered when their residences were searched with duly signed warrants include several mobile phones, laptop computers, several Identification and ATM cards, Honda Accord Salon car, three Lexus ES350 cars, a Mercedez Benz C300 and other incriminating documents which are all being analysed.

READ ALSO:   Soldiers rescue two kidnapped victims in Abia

In another development, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Lagos Zonal office, has arrested one John Ani Chukwuebuka for his alleged involvement in computer-related fraud.

The suspect, a 30-year-old graduate, was arrested on August 5, 2019 in the Jakande-Lekki Area of Lagos during a collaborative operation by the EFCC and the Federal Bureau of Investigation, FBI.

READ ALSO:   Nnamdi Kanu's escape:Court okays trial of Abaribe, Fani Kayode

Chukwuebuka alongside his conspirators, Idowu Adetokunbo Taiwo and Sherrif Shoaga (still at large) allegedly engaged in Business Email Compromise, BEC, where they redirected the sum of $4,000,000.00 (Four Million United States Dollar) to several accounts between 2016 and 2018.

A Nissan car was recovered from the suspect at the point of his arrest.


Disclaimer: infonte9ja.com shall not be liable to Opinions, Articles or Features that doesn't emanate from any of its staff and management. We also wish to reiterate that such personal or sponsored opinion, article or feature does not reflect the views of the publishers of infonet9ja.com, but the writer's
For publication of your news content, articles, videos or any other news worthy materials, please send to infonetnews9ja@gmail.com | For Advert and other info, you can call 09061217047 or send a WhatsApp Message to 09061217047

The suspects will be arraigned in court soon.

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.