Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Advance Fee Fraud Section, Abuja Headquarters in collaboration with men from the Benin Zonal Office in an operation on Friday 17, 2019 arrested 22 suspected internet fraudsters popularly known as “yahoo yahoo “, during an early morning raid at Sapele, Delta State.
Intelligence reports that, the suspects, who are between the ages of 18 to 30 years, were fished out from their hideout in an early morning raid, 22 people were found at the hideout and some other implicating gadgets were found too.
On the 16th of may it was also reported that, the operatives from Abuja had arrested two suspected internet fraudster in Ughelli, Delta State.
Items recovered from the suspects include lap top computers, iPhones, phones, ATM cards and three exotic vehicles. The cars are Benz C350, Benz ML 350 and Chrysler 300.
The raid on the internet fraudsters is one in the series by operatives of the Commission in line with the directive of the acting Executive Chairman of the Commission, Ibrahim Magu to rid the entire country of internet fraud and cyber crime.
Investigations are still going on the case of the 22 “yahoo boys” found at sapele, They have made useful statements and will be charged to court as soon investigations are completed.