Nigeria: EFCC Arrests 7 Internet Fraudsters

Suspected Internet fraudsters arrested being paraded by EFCC


The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Kaduna Zonal office said on friday June 21, 2019 that it arrested seven suspected internet fraudsters.

The suspects, ranging between 20 and 33 years were apprehended around 5a.m in their rented apartment along Ihejirika Close, Becky, Karu, Nasarawa State following an intelligence report.

The suspected yahoo boys among whom was a lady, were operating around Mararaba, Nyanya and Karu axis, Nasarawa State/FCT.

One of the suspects posed as an engineer working with Exxon Mobil, while the rest used fake identities to defraud unsuspecting people within and outside Nigeria.

The suspects, include, Peter Olu Tsetimi, Ogunbiyi Adekunle A, Emuze Omosigho Emmanuel, Isaac Daro Obozokhai.

Others, are Samuel Nana-Kofi Eruese, Edward Yusuf and Peace Manayin.

Items recovered from them include exotic watches/ necklaces, expensive phones, ipads, laptops and several fradulent documents.

A statement by Head of Media, Kaduna Zonal office, Zanaib Sani Ahmed said further investigation was ongoing , while the items and documents recovered from the suspects would be subjected to forensic analysis and thereafter charged to court.

Some of the items recovered from the suspects

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