EFCC arrests 17 ‘Yahoo boys’ in Benue capital Makurdi

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has taken 17 internet fraud suspects in Benue into custody.

The alleged ‘Yahoo boys’ were caught in the state capital, Makurdi.

They are Samuel C., Uvande A., Joseph G., Ageva A., Emmanuel O., Ochiwu M., Dominic O, Ikpema S, Otse A.

Others: Aondowase T. Others are, Audu-war L., Terver J., Dav J., Moses V., Abdullahi A., Agehson O and Andoaver T.

The young men were apprehended at different locations “following actionable intelligence on their alleged criminal activities”.

Items recovered from them at the time of arrest include mobile phones, laptops, and several incriminating documents.

“The suspects will be arraigned as soon as investigations are concluded”, EFCC spokesman Wilson Uwujaren said on Monday.

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