Seven Internet Fraudsters Arrested by EFCC
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Kaduna Zonal office , on Friday June 21, 2019, arrested seven suspected internet fraudsters.
A statement signed by Zainab Sani Ahmed, Head Media EFCC Kaduna Zonal, said the suspects, ranging between 20 and 33 years were apprehended around 5 a.m in their rented apartment along Ihejirika Close, Becky, Karu, Nasarawa State.
The suspected yahoo boys among whom was a lady were operating around Mararaba, Nyanya and Karu axis, Nasarawa State/FCT.
The suspects were arrested following an intelligence leading to a sting operation.
One of the suspects posed as an engineer working with Exxon Mobil, the rest used fake identities to defraud unsuspecting people within and outside Nigeria.
The suspects, include, Peter Olu Tsetimi, Ogunbiyi Adekunle A, Emuze Omosigho Emmanuel, Isaac Daro Obozokhai.
Others are Samuel Nana-Kofi Eruese, Edward Yusuf and Peace Manayin.Items recovered from them include exotic watches/ necklaces, expensive phones, ipads, laptops and several fradulent documents.
Further investigation is ongoing, as well as items and documents recovered will be subjected to forensic analysis.
They will soon be charged to court.