he Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Monday said it has arrested 17 internet fraud suspects in Benue State.
EFCC spokesman, Wilson Uwujaren, who disclosed this, explained that the alleged ‘Yahoo boys’ were caught in the state capital, Makurdi.
He noted that the suspects will be arraigned as soon as investigations are concluded.
They are Samuel C., Uvande A., Joseph G., Ageva A., Emmanuel O., Ochiwu M., Dominic O, Ikpema S, Otse A.
Others: Aondowase T. Others are, Audu-war L., Terver J., Dav J., Moses V., Abdullahi A., Agehson O and Andoaver T.
The young men were apprehended at different locations “following actionable intelligence on their alleged criminal activities”.
Items recovered from them at the time of arrest include mobile phones, laptops, and several incriminating documents.