EFCC raids Abuja nightclub, arrests 11 Internet fraudsters

The arrested suspects were paraded at the Abuja Zonal office of the EFCC

By JOY ADARA, Abuja –

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission EFCC (EFCC), Abuja Zonal Command has arrested 11 suspected internet fraudsters, popularly known as yahoo boys.

EFCC spokesman, Dele Oyewale, confirmed the arrest in a statement on Monday in Abuja.

One of the suspected yahoo boys

Mr. Oyewale said the suspected yahoo boys were arrested on Monday at a nightclub in the Wuse area of Abuja, following credible intelligence about their suspicious involvement in internet-related activities.

One of the suspected yahoo boys

“Items recovered from them include three cars and 13 phones.

One of the suspected yahoo boys

“They will be charged to court as soon as investigations are concluded,” he said.


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