Nigeria: EFCC Arrests 12 Suspected Internet Fraudsters At Night Club
EFCC operatives in operation against the “yahoo boys” in Lagos Nigeria
London, May 12, 2018 (AltAfrika)-As part of efforts to stem the tide of cyber crimes in Nigeria, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Lagos Zonal office, in the early hours of Friday arrested over 12 suspected internet fraudsters in the Ikoyi area of Lagos.
The EFCC operatives, according to the agency spokesman, Wilson Uwujaren, stormed a popular Club on Awolowo Way, Ikoyi, where the suspected “yahoo yahoo boys” were rounded up, following intelligence report.
He said while some of the suspects abandoned their exotic cars to avoid arrest, others put up resistance before they were over powered
“However, a total 10 cars were recovered from the suspects during raid that lasted about three hours”, he said.
The suspects, Uwujaren said would be arraigned in court when investigations are concluded.