EFCC Arrests 7 Suspected Internet Fraudsters


The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC  has arrested seven suspected internet fraudsters in Nasarawa state.

The EFCC Head of Media Kaduna Zonal Office Zainab Sani Ahmed confirm this in a statement made available to journalists in Kaduna on Friday.

The suspects were arrested following an intelligence leading to a sting operation.

She said investigation was ongoing, as well as items and documents recovered  from them will be subjected to forensic analysis.

The statement says the suspects would soon  charged to court.

The suspects, ranging between 20 and 33 years were apprehended in the early hours of Friday at 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. 

One of the suspect who 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 fraudulent documents.

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