May 27, 2024

EFCC arrests 17 suspected “Yahoo Boys” in Uyo

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EFCC arrests 17 suspected “Yahoo Boys” in Uyo

Glory Ebomah

Operatives of the Uyo Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Tuesday, August 29, 2023, arrested 17 suspected internet fraudsters at different locations in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State.

They were arrested during a sting operation following a series of intelligence reports that linked the suspects to all kinds of online criminal activities.

EFCC arrests 17 suspected “Yahoo Boys” in Uyo

Items recovered from them include; sophisticated mobile phones, a television set, a red Toyota Camry LE car, a black Honda car and two Lexus cars.

The suspects will be charged in court as soon as the investigations are concluded.

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