The Economic and Financial Crime Commission, Port Harcourt Zonal Command has arrested a total of seventy-four (74) suspected internet fraudsters
The commission in a statement said the suspects were picked up at various locations in Port Harcourt, Rivers State on Friday
It said forty-eight (48) of the suspects had incriminating items in their possession.
The suspects were identified as, Promise Sunday, Ukala Goldman, Isaac Golden, Peter Ikechukwu, Bankole Olamide, John Chiemela, Thomas Martins, Dr Victor, Emmanuel Owuma, Emmanuel Sekun, 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.
Others are, 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, 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.
Items recovered from them include 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.
Recall that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission had said it arrested 92 suspected internet fraudsters, popularly known as Yahoo boys, in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, in a sting operation.
According to a statement by the agency on Friday, June 3, 2022, the arrests were made in different areas of the Rivers State capital including Choba and Ada George, following an intelligence report.
The EFCC noted that of the 92 suspects arrested, 64 were found with incriminating contents on their phones and emails.
The agency also published the name of all 92 suspects and stated that they would be charged to court once they were done with investigations.