EFCC Arrests 14 Yahoo Boys In Akwa, Seizes 8 Cars (Photos)

14 Yahoo Boys in Akwa, Anambra state, have been arrested by EFCC.

NewsOne Nigeria reports the 14 suspected internet fraudsters were arrested by the Enugu State zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).

EFCC Head of Media, Dele Oyewale, said in a statement that the 14 Yahoo Boys were apprehended on Monday based on intelligence.

The suspects according to the EFCC, aged between 21 – 28 years, were nabbed at Okpuno Awka, Agu Awka and Ngozika estate.

14 Yahoo BoysEFCC Arrests 14 Yahoo Boys In Akwa, Seizes 8 Cars (Photos)

Items recovered by EFCC from the Yahoo Boys were exotic vehicles including three Mercedes Benz 4matic, three Mercedes Benz AMG and two Lexus Rx salon cars.

“Interim analyses of some of the suspects’ phones indicated they were involved in some suspected internet fraud which, include online bitcoin scam, love scam and identity theft”, Oyewale opined.EFCC Arrests 14 Yahoo Boys In Akwa, Seizes 8 Cars (Photos)

The EFCC spokesman added that the suspects will be charged to court as soon as investigations are concluded.

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