The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested six suspected internet fraudsters also known as yahoo boys in Abuja.
The suspects; Ihoeghian Aghasomwan, Precious Osarumen, Enabulele Osazee Frank, Osahon Scott, Efe Ehieorobo and Peter James were said to have been picked up in one of their hideouts in Kubwa area of Abuja
Their arrest was disclosed in a statement by Wilson Uwujaren, EFCC spokesman.
The statement reads: “Surveillance was carried out and the identity and location of the fraudsters who specialize in defrauding innocent citizens both within and outside the country through internet was identified.
“On arrest, some of [the] items recovered from the suspects include – one Toyota Camry 2009, 10 laptop computers, 4 ECOWAS International passports, 17 mobile phones, 2 flash drive, HP printer and Certificate of Award of Asian Professional Security Association in favour of Sun Yaje.
“The suspects will be charged to court soon after investigation.”