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EFCC raid hideout, arrest 74 suspected ‘yahoo boys’ in Rivers
 
By: News Editor
Sat, 23 Jul 2022   ||   Nigeria,
 

Operatives of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission of the Port Harcourt Zonal Command have arrested a total of seventy-four (74) suspected internet fraudsters.

A statement issued on EFCC’s official Twitter page said the suspects were picked up in the early hours of Thursday, July 21, 2022, at various locations in Port Harcourt, Rivers State.

It further disclosed that forty-eight (48) of the suspects had incriminating items in their possession.

The suspects were identified as, Richard Welle Chikodi, Ogu Raymond, Tamunoturoko Briggs, Kenedy Patrick, Shadrach Savior, King Nwonuma, Chisom Umah, Joseph Effiong, Kelvin Ifeanyi, Birabil Lessi Junior Goodness, George Nnamdi and Doro Precious, Promise Sunday, Ukala Goldman, Isaac Golden, Peter Ikechukwu, Bankole Olamide, John Chiemela, Thomas Martins, Dr Victor, Emmanuel Owuma, Emmanuel Sekun,.

Others are, Philip Abaku, Emmanuel Egwuanumku, Thompson Charles Lekia, Ken Anelele Marvel, Kelechi Prince,Ugochukwu Ukaigwe, Ake John, Victor Madu, Moses Jubril Akrah, Jonathan Jeffery, Noble Lot, Success Umukoro, Precious Michael and Christabel Enoch, Desmond Ogu, Louis Abbas, Donaldson Ugbo, Kelvin Dickson, Henry Messiah, Godwin Egwelike, Timinepre Esuku, Mathew Kelvin, Alfred Friday, Nyderson Mufisa Nwogu, Boyle Edward, Ifeanyi Elum.

The Operatives recovered five exotic cars, different brands of phones, laptops, ATM cards, among others.

The commission added that they will be charged to court as soon as the investigation is concluded.

 

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