Personnel of the Makurdi Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, have intercepted about 25 suspected internet fraudsters, popularly known as Yahoo Boys in Benue State.
The twenty five suspects were apprehended in the early hours of Monday, June 13, 2022, in a sting operation at various locations in Otukpo, Benue State.
The frausters who were rooted out of their hideouts following actionable intelligence on their alleged internet fraud-related activities include E. Francis, A. Emmanuel, M. Wakili, C. Francis, I. Emmanuel , J. Williams , P. Idoko , M. Itodo , S. Abah, O. Ameh, O. Samson, O. Amuta , and O. Precious. Others are: O. Solomon, N. Alex , O. Emmanuel, E. Godwin,O. Ochigbo, E. Chukwu, W. Godwin, Y. Elijah, V. Godwin, L. Owoicho, A. Augustine and O. Moses.
Among items recovered from the suspects include different brands of mobile phones and computers.