June 23, 2024

EFCC busts ‘Yahoo-Yahoo’ hideout in Makurdi, arrests 14 suspects

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EFCC busts 'Yahoo-Yahoo' hideout in Makurdi, arrests 14 suspects

Glory Ebomah

Operatives of the Makurdi Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Thursday, August 10, 2023, arrested 14 suspected internet fraudsters in Makurdi, Benue State.

The suspects: Solomon Oloche, Innocent Ochola, Aselo Kendra Wisdom, Simon Jeff, Innocent Raphael, Akula Kelvin, Emmanuel Okanche, Francis Chikodirie, Atoo Michael, Ochayi Nelson, Ngutor Paul, Michael Tyobe, Samuel Okanche, and Patience Tseaa were arrested after series of surveillance based on intelligence on their alleged criminal activities.

Items recovered from them include a Toyota Camry Car, 14 iPhones, 11 Android phones, 6 Laptop computers, different ATM Cards, a flash drive, MTN Router, Tus bike and several incriminating documents.

The suspects have made useful statements and will be charged in court as soon as the investigation is concluded.

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