In its war against internet fraud across the country, the Abuja Zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC) arrested and paraded 8 suspected Yahoo-Yahoo boys in Abuja on Monday September 9, 2019.
The suspected fraudsters according to the statement released by the commission on Thursday, the suspects were raided at their residences at No 16 Isaaya Shukari Crescent, Gwarinmpa and C15 & A27 City of David Estate, Life Camp Abuja.
The anti-graft agency listed the names of the 8 suspected Yahoo-Yahoo Boys to be Chiyiri Izuchi, Nurala Eze Kamchi, Amuka Shadrack, Nwegbediegwu Chekwubechukwu J, Chigbo Eze, Franklin Okafor, Ezeagwu Olisaemeka and Nnamani Chukwudera.
The agency added that the raid followed intelligence gathering, anonymous tips and showcase of their flamboyant lifestyle which were said to have been derived from fraudulently ripping unsuspecting members of the public, including foreigners of their hard earned monies.
Some of the items recovered from the 8 suspected Yahoo-Yahoo boys include several mobile phones, laptop computers, several International Passports, Toyota Corolla, Toyota Avalon, Lexus 15 250, Mercedes 4matic C350, Mercedes C280, Mercedes GLA 280 and an Acura. They will be charged to court soon.