EFCC Nabs 7 Yahoo Boys In Abuja, Recover Gun, Cars (Photos) |
Operatives of the Abuja Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) have raided the residences of suspected internet fraudsters at No 5 Arbe Saibra Dantata Estate Kubwa, Abuja.
According to the Commission in a statement on Friday, Sept. 27, the operation was triggered by intelligence regarding the activities of the suspects who were placed under close surveillance for weeks.
The anti-graft agency gave the names of the arrested suspects as Aifuwa Aisosa, Desmond Imasuen, Usman Malik, Odiesen Ken, Odiase Emmanuel and Aifuwa Henry.
Some of the items recovered from the suspects include mobile phones, laptop computers, and a Mercedes C350.
Similarly, the EFCC in Abuja on Thurs. Sept. 26, arrested another cybercrime suspect, Mbaeri Anselm Chukwuma at David Estate, Gwarimpa.
Items recovered from him include a Toyota Rav4, 2 laptops, 2 phones and a Pump Action Rifle with 2 Cartridges.
According to the EFCC, the suspects would be charged to court as soon as investigations are concluded.