EFCC Nabs 10 Suspected Internet Fraudsters In Kaduna


The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Kaduna Zonal Command, has apprehended 10 young Nigerians for alleged Internet-related fraud locally called 'yahoo boys'.

 

The anti-graft agency in a statement released gave the names of the suspects as Ezenwa Peter, Fahad Ahmad, Alyassau Mohammed, Nehemia Joel, Enoch Simon, Kabson Ziryi Beloved, Japheth Audu, Olatunji Abimbola, Innocent Arzuka and David Samuel.

 

According to the statement, the suspects were arrested at a hotel along Karji Expressway, Kaduna following intelligence on their alleged internet fraud activities.

 

Investigation revealed that the suspects specialize in love/marriage scams, identity theft, and impersonation as they created fictitious social media accounts to defraud innocent victims. Some of them are said to be pickers or receivers of proceeds of fraudulent acts.

 

The suspect will be arraigned in court after the investigation.

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