The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission [EFCC] Advance Fee Fraud Section, Abuja Headquarters in collaboration with men from the Benin Zonal Office have arrested 22 suspected internet fraudster, otherwise known as yahoo boys, in Delta State.
The suspects were nabbed in an operation on Friday 17, 2019 at Sapele, Delta State.
According to the EFCC, the suspects were arrested following an intelligence report.
A day earlier, the operatives from Abuja had arrested two suspected internet fraudster in Ughelli, Delta State.
Items recovered from the suspects include laptop computers, iPhones, phones, ATM cards and three exotic vehicles. The cars are Benz C350, Benz ML 350 and Chrysler 300.
The raid on the internet fraudsters is one in the series by operatives of the Commission in line with the directive of the acting Executive Chairman of the Commission, Ibrahim Magu to rid the entire country of internet fraud and cybercrime.
The suspects have made useful statements and will be charged to court as soon investigations are completed.