EFCC makes 74 ‘yahoo boys’ arrests in Rivers
EFCC agents in the Port Harcourt Zonal Command have detained a total of seventy-four (74) accused internet fraudsters.
The suspects were apprehended in the early hours of Thursday, July 21, 2022, at various places in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, according to a statement posted on the EFCC's official Twitter page.
It said that 48 of the suspects had evidence against them on them.
Promise Sunday, Ukala Goldman, Isaac Golden, Peter Ikechukwu, Bankole Olamide, John Chiemela, Thomas Martins, Dr. Victor, Emmanuel Owuma, Emmanuel Sekun, Philip Abaku, Emmanuel Egwuanumku, Thompson, and Bankole Olamide, Charles Lekia, Ken Anelele Marvel, Kelechi Prince, Christabel Enoch, Ugochukwu Ukaigwe, Ake John, Moses Jubril Akrah, Jonathan Jeffery, Noble Lot, Success Umukoro, and Ake John were named as the accused.
Others are, Desmond Ogu, Louis Abbas, Donaldson Ugbo, Kelvin Dickson, Henry Messiah, Godwin Egwelike, Timinepre Esuku, Mathew Kelvin, Alfred Friday, Nyderson Mufisa Nwogu, Boyle Edward, Ifeanyi Elum, Richard Welle Chikodi, Ogu Raymond, Tamunoturoko Briggs, Kenedy Patrick, Shadrach Savior, King Nwonuma, Chisom Umah, Joseph Effiong, Kelvin Ifeanyi, Birabil Lessi Junior Goodness, George Nnamdi and Doro Precious.
Items recovered from them include five exotic cars, different brands of phones, laptops, ATM cards, among others.
The commission added that they will be charged to court as soon as the investigation is concluded.