EFCC bursts ‘Yahoo-Yahoo boys’ hideouts, arrests 19 in Lokoja. - NEWS FRONTIER DAILY


Monday, June 6, 2022

EFCC bursts ‘Yahoo-Yahoo boys’ hideouts, arrests 19 in Lokoja.

Operatives of the Ilorin Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, have arrested nineteen suspected internet fraudsters in an operation in Lokoja, Kogi State Capital.

According to a statement issued in ilorin by the spokesman of the commission, Wilson Uwujaren, the suspects were smoked out of their hideouts weekend by the eagle-eyed operatives of the EFCC.

The statement added that the arrest  was prompted by  credible intelligence on the fraudulent activities of the fraudsters in the State’s capital city and its environs.

The suspects include a serving corps member in the State, Adamu Shuabu and eighteen others.

They are, Achimugu Nelson Ojonoka, Victor Atsumbe, Akoh Grace Samuel, Usman Abubakar Sadiq, Jacob Emmanuel, Solomon John, Christian Oyakhilome, Adesanya Adeolu Tosin, Uloko George Ojonugwa and Timothy Eleojo Moses.

Others are Negedu Joseph Onuchei, Usman Tenimu, Lukman Musa, Samuel Atadoga, Daniel Atekojo James, Abdulrazaq Iko-ojo Ahnod, Olarewaju John Olumide and Ademola Adegoke Daniel.

Upon arrest, a Lexus car, huge sum of money suspected to be proceeds of illegal activities, different brands of phones, laptops and other incriminating materials were recovered from them.

The suspects will be charged to court upon the conclusion of the ongoing investigations.

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