Crime: EFCC nab 11 ‘Yahoo boys’ in Edo State

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested 11 suspected internet fraudsters in Benin, Edo State.


The commission said the suspects were arrested in separate locations in the city based on actionable intelligence on their alleged involvement in cybercrime.

The suspects were identified as Osahon Bright, Aigbe Joseph, Stephen Isibor, Trust Odagwe, Francis Ezomo, David Courage, Ehis Okenedo, Omoragbo Paul, Obehi Owman and Godwill Jacob.

Items recovered were, Mobile phones and eight exotic cars – a Mercedes Benz GLK 350, Mercedes Benz C300, Mercedes-Benz C250, Mercedes-Benz C300, Mercedes Benz GLE63, Range Rover, Toyota Camry and Toyota Venza.

The agency stated that the suspects have made useful statements and will be arraigned in court as soon as the investigations are completed.

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