The Enugu Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested no fewer than 29 suspected internet fraudsters, otherwise known as Yahoo boys.
In a statement shared on its verified X handle, EFCC said the arrest was made on Friday, September 15, in a sting operation in Enugu State.
The suspects were listed as Ali Chukwuebuka, Ugwueke Chidera, Chukwuneke Nicholas, Daniel Okwume, Ebubechukwu Egbo Victor, Ugwu Felix Chenedu, Chizu Ifejika, Chris Emmanuel, Chukwuka Onye, Arinze Ede, Charles Aforka, and Ejeh Monday Nelson.
Others are Joshua Onah, Martin Excel Ozichukwu, Ejeh Moses, Ogbonna Okpata, Francis Peter Ifechukwu, Chibuzor Ikweze Anthony, Kingsley Onyedikachi, Okechukwu Ezeka, Johnson Onuorah, Osinachi Johnson, Enejeh Paul, John Samuel, Ohia Excel, Nicholas Okereke, Omeh Kamsichukwu Joseph, Chigozie Egwuatu Chiderem, and Emmanuel Johnson.
According to EFCC, two Lexus IS 350 cars, 45 mobile phones, seven laptop computers, one Wi-Fi, and one hard drive were recovered from the suspects.
“The suspects have made useful statements and will be charged in court soon,” the statement concluded.