Operatives of the Benin Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, have arrested 17 suspected internet fr@udsters, otherwise known as yahoo boys, in Benin City, Edo State.
The suspects were arrested at their hideouts, in different locations, on Tuesday, October 17, 2023 following actionable intelligence on their nefarious activities.
EFCC in a statement on Wednesday, October 18, identified the suspects as: Unvive Tegwolo, Imemesi Daniel, Ojo Osa Tohanmwen, Olise Godspower Ikenna, Kadiri Eric, Yakubu Aliyu Izegwire, Omozuafo Collins, Elect Osayuwa, Destiny Ewere, Ayodele Eugene and Eric Onwusiweka.
Others are Okeke Benjamin, Imanah Destiny, Kenneth Anyenibie, Uriel Ogwuezi, Prince Joshua and Ibeje Daniel
Items recovered from them include different exotic cars, phones and laptops.