Cybercrime: EFCC Extends its Dragnet, Nabs 9 ‘Yahoo Boys’ in Benin

*The suspects as paraded in Benin City, Edo State, Feb. 9, 2021. PHOTO: EFCC.
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By Ngozi Ekhator

 

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Benin Zonal Office today, Tuesday, February 9, 2021 arrested nine suspected internet fraudsters in an early morning operation in Benin City, Edo State.

The EFCC disclosed this in its verified twitter handle: @officialEFCC.

The Commission said suspects who were arrested following intelligence received by the Commission are Okosun Godspower, Imo Harry Hamilton, Efosa Desmond, Odiase Aifuwa, Idoko Onakpa, Dogìo Samson, Okukoje Godstime, Onuigbo Julius and Osamulu Sunday.

It added tha “Items recovered from them include laptop computers, mobile phones, a Toyota Camry car and a Luxus Jeep.

 

“The suspects have made useful statements and will be charged to court as soon as investigations are completed.”

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