The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has apprehended 92 suspected internet fraudsters, often known as Yahoo Boys, in Port Harcourt, the Rivers state capital.
The Port Harcourt Zonal Command issued a statement on Friday announcing their arrest.
Following an intelligence report, they were apprehended in a sting operation in the early hours of Wednesday, June 1, 2022, at various places in Port Harcourt, Rivers State.
The suspects were apprehended along the Choba and Ada George axis of the city after an intelligence alert, according to the agency’s spokesperson, Wilson Uwujaren.
According to the statement, analyses of the suspects’ devices revealed that sixty-four of them had incriminating items in their phones and emails.
Lawrence Philip, Edewor Victor, Triumph Amgbu, Elvis Ogheze, Maduakolam Lius Fred, Edet Victor Akpan, Joshua Fidelis, Henry Wisdom, Isiah Ejarat, Destiny Waaogho Erigga, David Alli, Goodluck Edowru, James Otu, Asoulu Dare, Jerry Thankgod were among the 64 suspects arrested.
“Anawanti Finder, Edowuru Famous, Felix Osaro, Ukaegbu Franklin, Clinton Paul, Stansley .O. Tallick, Prosper Osadebameh, Prince Onyebuchi Ifeanyi, Gift Henry, Miracle Danien, Anyaeri Chidiebere, Udechukwu Ezenna, Udechukwu Victor, Favor Kelechi, Ernest Chidubem, Endurance Erebo, Chigozie Emeonye and Precious Enomah.
Others are Ohiarekurh Daniel, Ordinachukwu Daniel Obinna, Light Gospel Nwosu, John Junior, Udosina Obi Mike, Samuel Promise, Aremo Folarin, Treasure Mike, Confidence Paul, Precious Paul, Ndubusi John Kingsley, Emmanuel Matthew Agoke, Aso Gideion Apata, Favor Otogbo, Favor Shadrack Moses, Vincent Athanasius, Imafidon Junior, Kelly Didi, Emmanuel Odunor, Samuel Dickson, Victor Akpan, Godwin Oluwafemi Ozeknome, Norbert Atuna, Sam Uba, Emmanuel Bobo Ojuru, Kelechi Ben, Matthis Ibidabo, Kelvin Mathew Agoke, Chidera Chibuzor Anieze, Moses Shedrack and Collins Christopher.
The arrested suspects will be charged in court as soon as the investigations are completed, according to the commission.
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