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EFCC arrests 92 suspected Internet fraudsters in Rivers

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission said it had arrested 92 suspected Internet fraudsters, known as Yahoo boys, in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, in a tough campaign on Wednesday.

According to a statement issued by the organization on Friday, the men were arrested at various locations in the capital, Rivers State, including Choba and Ada George, following an intelligence report.

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The EFCC noted that of the 92 suspects arrested, 64 were found guilty of the content contained in their telephones and emails.

The center also published the names of all 92 suspects and said they would be charged in court once they completed the investigation.

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The statement read in part, “92 suspects have been arrested on suspicion of cybercrime at the sites including Coba and Ada George in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, following an intelligence report.

“An analysis of the equipment recovered from the suspects revealed that 64 suspects had charges against their telephones and emails.

Sixty-four (64) suspects are: Lawrence Philip, Edewor Victor, Triumph Amgbu, Elvis Ogheze, Maduakolam Lius Fred, Edet Victor Akpan, Joshua Fidelis, Henry Wisdom, Isiah Ejarat, Destiny Waaogho Erigga, David Alli, Goodluck Edowru, James Otu, Asoulu Dare, Jerry Thankgod, Anawanti Finder, Edowuru Famous, Felix Osaro, Ukaegbu Franklin, Clinton Paul, Stansley .O. Tallick, Prosper Osadebameh, Prince Onyebuchi Ifeanyi, Gift Henry, Miracle Danien, Anyaeri Chidiebere, Udechukwu Ezenna, Udechukwu Victor, Favor Kelechi, Ernest Chidubem, Endurance Erebo, Chigozie Emeonye and Precious Enomah.

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“Others are Ohiarekurh Daniel, Ordinachukwu Daniel Obinna, Light Gospel Nwosu, John Junior, Dosina Obi Mike, Samuel Promise, Aremo Folarin, Treasure Mike, Confidence Paul, Precious Paul, Ndubusi John Kingsley, Emmanuel Matthew Agoke, Aso Gideion Apata, Favor Otogbo, …

“Favor Shadrack Moses, Vincent Athanasius, Imafidon Junior, Kelly Didi, Emmanuel Odunor, Samuel Dickson, Victor Akpan, Godwin Oluwafemi Ozeknome, Norbert Atuna, Sam Uba, Emmanuel Bobo Ojuru, Kelechi Ben, Matthis Ibidabo, Kelvin Mathew Agoke, Chideraebuzor Chideraebuzor, Moses Shedrack and Collins Christopher.

“The suspects will be charged in court once the investigation is completed.”

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