EFCC arrests 23 ‘yahoo boys’ In Enugu

Twenty-three persons, mostly youths, have been arrested by operatives of the Enugu Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), for alleged internet fraud.

The Commission in a statement on Wednesday said the suspects were arrested on May 10, 2024, in Igboeze, Nsukka, and Enugu metropolis. 

It said their arrest followed actionable intelligence concerning their alleged online criminal activities.

Items recovered from the suspects include; three cars, mobile phones, laptops, one Point Of Sale (POS) machine, and several incriminating documents.

The anti-graft agency added that they will be charged to court as soon as investigations are concluded.