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EFCC: Suspected Internet fraudsters paraded in Kaduna state

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Seven suspected internet fraudsters (Yahoo boys) were today Wednesday, June 26, 2019, paraded by the EFCC in Kaduna state.

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According to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, the suspects were arrested in their hideout at No.15, Giwa Road, Barnawa High Cost area of Kaduna State.

Those arrested include: Six males and one female, namely Iyere Eromoseze Sylvester, 40, Uyiekpen Gabriel Etiosa, 21, Elimia John, 22, Eguasa Osas, 24, Osaohian Osas, 23, Faith Equasaogbomo, 33, and Terry Ogbudu, 25. They were arrested sequel to an intelligence report received by the Commission.

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An identity card belonging to a Special Assistant of the National Assembly (House of Representatives) bearing Sylvester’s name was found during the raid.

Other items recovered at the point of arrest include, a Toyota Venza car, 18 exotic phones (iPhones, Samsung, etc), three Apple iPads, five laptops, two international passports, several SIM cards of various networks, two Mifi and several flash drives, 11 ATM cards, exotic wrist watches and an exotic variant of indian hemp (Haze).

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The suspects were also said to have attempted hiding some of the items recovered from the, in the microwave, toilet water closet and bathroom sink.

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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC revealed that the suspects will soon be charged to court.

About Ayeni Tolulope

Ayeni Tolulope is a fine-grained Journalist, Writer, Digital Media Strategist. He has been a member of the Fourth Estate for three years. He worked with LailasNews for over a year.