EFCC arrests 30 Yahoo boys in Enugu, recover cars, laptops, other items

No fewer than 30 suspected Internet fraudsters popularly called ‘Yahoo boys’ have been arrested by operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), in Enugu.

This was disclosed on Friday, 29 January, by the anti-graft agency via its verified Twitter page.

According to the agency the alleged fraudsters who were arrested on Thursday, January 28, will be charged to court as soon as investigations are concluded.

EFCC gave the names of the suspects as Okwesi Kizito, Onuorah Emmanuel, Promise Okpowasili, Ezeanu Ugochukwu, Ogbonna Emenike, Ibeka Nzeribe, Nike Stanley Onyekachi, Chukwubuikem, Odono Charles Chimdindu, Onyechefuna Franklin, Onyechefuna Samuel, Iluka Fernando Chike, Udemefuna Daniel, Chiedu Chike Kingsley, Ezema Ikenna and Chuka Okoye.

Others are Raphael Chidiebere, Dr Onyechiefuna Victor, Oliobi Chukwujekwu, Alozie Ikenna, Lakeru John, Chijioke Onyedika, Chikwube Nwadinobi, Eze Chukwuebuka, Nwafor Ifeanyi, Chidobelu Chidera, Ozonwu Nnamdi, Joseph Emmanuel, Chukwunonyelu Chizoba Eze and Imachukwu Ogonna.

The commission further revealed that they were nabbed following actionable intelligence on their alleged criminal activities which targeted mostly foreigners around Thinkers Corner Extension axis of state.

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