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EFCC arrests 11 suspected ‘Yahoo boys’ in Auchi, Edo State


The Benin Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC on Monday February 22, 2021 arrested 11 suspected internet fraudsters in Auchi, Edo State.

The suspects are David Martins, Shegun Elijah, Abagolu Samson, Peter Emmanuel, Emmanuel Noble, Timothy Johnson, Omo-Ogbebor Uyioghosa, Ibrahim Mohammed, Mavis Bello, Emmanuel Chibozie and Ayiboye Alade.

Items recovered from them include laptop computers, mobile phones and a Toyota Camry car.

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

REPUBLICAN NIGERIA had earlier reported that the anti-graft agency also arrested nine suspected internet fraudsters in Minna Niger State.

Their arrest by operatives from the Advance Fee Fraud Section, EFCC headquarters, following credible intelligence on their alleged fraudulent activities.

Items recovered from the suspects include Laptops, phones and cars.


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