The Enugu Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Wednesday arrested a total number of 47 suspected internet fraudsters, also known as “Yahoo Boys” from different locations in Owerri, the Imo State capital. Wilson Uwujaren, EFCC spokesman disclosed this in a press release made available to newsmen on Thursday. The press release said the arrest followed actionable intelligence received by the commission on their alleged internet fraud-related activities.
According to the release, the suspects are: Emenalo Ugochukwu, Eric Chukwuemeka, Uzoma Zebulon Chidera, Ogbuefi Charles, James Joshua Ugochukwu,Nwagbo Junior, Oguike Ifeanyichukwu, Chika Chenya, Bright Iwueze,Chinwendu Okoh, bright Iwu Chinecherem . Nkemakolam Ololoh, Iwuanyanwu Bright, Obi Ifeanyichukwu, Ikwumelu Chiemelie, Chidinma E. Epemandu, Obiajunwa Eustius, Duru Joseph, Nwaru Camillus, Nwaru JohnPaul,Victor Chinaza and Emmanuel Akuakolam.
Others are Nkemjika Kelechi, Onuoha Franklin, Zion Elias, Chukwuemeka Nwaogu, Ikwumelu Ebuka, Nwaneri John, Ikwumelu Chibuike,Chinedu Success,Nwoke Michael Chinaza, Derrick Amaechi, Ndunaga Ifeanyi, Egeonu Tochi, Onwuzurike Leonard, Uwawuike Chijioke Macdonald, Omere Ifeanyi, Okereke Udoochukwu, Okeke Chukwudi, Ngoka Chukwuka, Obiajunwa Macdonald, Izuka Bierechi, Ajaps Chidera, Onyeze Kelechi, Boladele Awoluwapo, Fabian Ejebu and Ikeh Joseph.
Items recovered from them include several mobile phones, laptops, one Toyota Camry, one Lexus ES350, one Lexus IS250, a Toyota Sienna, one Lexus ES330 and one Toyota Avalon. They will be charged to court as soon as investigations are concluded.