Official Everlast Blog: EFCC Arrests Suspected Yahoo Boys In Port Harcourt

Tuesday, 5 February 2019

EFCC Arrests Suspected Yahoo Boys In Port Harcourt

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Port Harcourt Zonal Office have arrested six suspected internet fraudsters in Port Harcourt, Rivers State.

They were apprehended at their hotel hideout in Rumuigbo.

A statement from the anti-graft agency says they were arrested on Friday, February 1, 2019 in a sting operation.

The suspects, comprising four men and two ladies are: Revelation Macaulay, Oghenekewe Innocent Akinnawo, Kemka Godseat Amadi, Damilola Adedoyin Oyinloye, Mary Ndubuisi and Jennifer Vandi.

Their arrest follows a series of intelligence reports linking them to alleged fraudulent activities ranging from love scam on numerous dating sites, obtaining money by false pretences and other fraud-related crimes still being investigated.

Several items were recovered from them at the point of arrest include three exotic cars: Benz- E350-4Matic, Toyota Camry XLE and Benz- GLE 450. Others items include four iPhones, four laptops; one iPad, one iron sealed stamp; cheque books, car number plates and two un-used bullets. 

They will soon be charged to court.

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