11 suspected Yahoo Boys arrested in Enugu
Eeleven suspected fraudsters have been arrested by operatives of the Enugu Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Thursday, January 30th 2020.
One of the fraudster, a female, was arrested at Airport View Estate, Thinkers Corner, Enugu.
The arrest, which was the first by the zone in the new year, followed several intelligence report on the ostentatious lifestyles of the suspects.
On the strength of the intelligence, operatives of the Commission, with duly signed search warrant, raided about four building within the same vicinity where they recovered several mobile phones, lap tops, computers, several MTN Sim packs, a Toyota Venza, Mercedes C350, two Lexus Jeeps, one GLK 350 Benz, two ES350 Lexus, a Mustang 455FA car and other incriminating items.
Interim investigation revealed that the suspected female fraudster was discovered to have a software in her phone with an instruction and format used in duping gullible individuals.
Further analysis is being carried out on items recovered from them and on their persons.
The EFCC in its statement said the suspects will all be charged to court as soon as investigation is concluded.