Eleven suspected internet fraudsters have been arrested in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, by operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission.
They were arrested in a private home in Ozuoba, on a day that the EFCC boss, Ibrahim Magu declared unrelenting war against the fraudsters, while speaking with stakeholders in Abuja.
Over 200 internet fraudsters have been arrested nationwide since the crackdown began in August, in collaboration with America’s Federal Bureau of Investigation, FBI.
The latest Yahoo Yahoo boys in the net, were arrested based on intelligence and surveillance of their suspected fraudulent activities, the agency’s spokesman, Wilson Uwujaren said.
The suspects are: Chineyeze Aborchi Bernard; John Amos; Pinima Onyamon; Ibifuro Kingsley; Deele Noble; Samuel Francis; Christian Mfoniso; Tenalo Doomate; Mamah Uchenna Boniface, Pedro Fortune Tyger and Ikechukwu Ugwu Ifeanyi.
Items recovered from them include 16( sixteen) mobile phones of various brands, one HP Laptop, one Wi-Fi and one modem devices as well as a Toyota Corolla car.