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.
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.
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.
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.
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The suspects will be arraigned in court soon.