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More ‘Yahoo boys’ arrested as EFCC raid continues in Abuja [Photos]

ABUJA, Nigeria – Operatives of the Advanced Fee Fraud Section of the Abuja Zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Monday, arrested more ‘Yahoo boys’.

The agency has arrested dozens of suspected fraudsters in recent weeks.

The latest raid was at the residences of suspected internet fraudsters at Flats 1 and 3, Life Camp Extension Estate, Abuja.

A statement by the commission said the operation was carried out following information regarding their alleged criminal activities.

Those arrested were Raphel Chibuzor, Oyewumi Adewale, Onyeogheni Isioma Progress, Ayo Abiodun Richard, Oloyede Faith Damilare and Ibrahim Yusuf Waziri.

“Some of the items recovered from the suspects include mobile phones, laptop computers, a Toyota Highlander SUV and Toyota Corolla car”, the statement said.

“They will be charged to court as soon as investigations are concluded”, it added.

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