Forty-eight (48) internet fraudsters, popularly known as “Yahoo Boys” were on Friday, arrested by operatives of the Benin Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in Asaba, Delta State.
EFCC disclosed this in a statement posted on its official X handle on Monday.
According to the statement, the suspects were arrested at different locations in Asaba following intelligence on their suspicious activities.
The statement added that the suspects have made useful statements and will be charged in court as soon as investigations are concluded.
Items recovered at the points of arrest include nine exotic cars: three Mercedes-Benz GLK 350, a Toyota Camry SE, two Lexus RX 350, two Toyota Camry LE, Mercedes Benz GLA 250 4Matic, phones, and laptops.