EFCC Arrests 17 Suspected Yahoo-Yahoo Boys in Makurdi.

EFCC Uncovers Officer Behind Obiano’s Leaked Video, Nabs 24 Young Online Fraudsters

The attention of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has been drawn to a trending video showing the former Governor of Anambra State, Chief Willie Obiano in the custody of the Commission.

The Commission wishes to distance itself from the said video which is completely at variance with the established Standard Operating Procedure of the EFCC.

A discreet investigation ordered upon discovery of the leak has revealed the errant officer behind the odious act and he is currently being subjected to appropriate disciplinary action.

Wilson Uwujaren
Head, Media & Publicity
21 March, 2022

EFCC Arrests 17 Suspected Yahoo-Yahoo Boys in Makurdi

The operatives of the Makurdi Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Saturday, March 19, 2022 arrested 17 internet fraud suspects known as Yahoo-Yahoo Boys, in Makurdi, Benue State.

The suspects include: Samuel C., Uvande A., Joseph G., Ageva A., Emmanuel O. Ochiwu M., Dominic O, Ikpema S, Otse A. and Aondowase T. Others are, Audu-war L., Terver J., Dav J., Moses V., Abdullahi A., Agehson O., and Andoaver T.

They were arrested at different locations within Makurdi following actionable intelligence on their alleged criminal activities.

Items recovered from them include mobile phones, laptops, and several incriminating documents.

The suspects will be arraigned in Court as soon as investigations are concluded.

Wilson Uwujaren
Head, Media & Publicity
21 March, 2022

EFCC Arrests Seven Undergraduates For Suspected Internet Fraud in Uyo.

Operatives of the Uyo Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission,  EFCC,  have arrested seven undergraduates of the University of Uyo,  Akwa Ibom State, for  suspected internet fraud in a sting operation.

They were arrested on
March 19, 2021 at their hideout along Ring Road, off Nwaniba Road, near Uniuyo permanent site.

The all- male suspects are: Emmanuel Chigoziem; Ubong Innocent;  Michael Ikechukwu Emekwuru;  Samuel Edet Okon;  Wisdom Edem;  Precious Ime Oyung and Moses Simon.

Items recovered from the suspects are: a Toyota Camry car;  three HP laptops and phones of different brands.

The suspects will be charged to court as soon as investigations are concluded.

Wilson Uwujaren
Head, Media & Publicity
21 March, 2022.

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