27 Yahoo boys arrested in Owerri

Twenty-seven suspected internet fraudsters have been arrested as the operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) stormed Owerri, capital of Imo State.
The suspects were arrested at Eura Hostel, Naze-Obibiezena Road, Nekede and Bloomnesdays Plaza Hostel, Nekede, all in Owerri, Imo State, following intelligence and diligent surveillance said to have been carried out on them.
Intelligence reports had established that the suspects were living above their means from proceeds of their alleged fraudulent activities, following which a team of operatives executed a coordinated raid in their residences.
Items recovered from them include: mobile phones, laptop computers, three Lexus E350 cars.
The suspects have already provided useful information that is aiding the Commission’s investigation, according to EFCC.
They will be charged to court as soon as investigation is concluded, said EFCC spokesman, Wilson Uwujaren.

About the author