June 9, 2016

EFCC arrests two “Yahoo” boys over N1m scam

EFCC arrests two "Yahoo" boys over N1m scam

Here’s a statement given by the anti-graft agency:

The EFCC, on June 6, 2016 arraigned the duo of John Elijah Edet and Jeffery Ulu Orji before Justice U.N Agomoh of the Federal High Court, Port Harcourt, Rivers State on an 8-count charge of internet fraud and obtaining by false pretence to the tune of Two Thousand, Nine Hundred and Seventy Four US Dollars ($2,974). The accused persons were apprehended following an intelligence report on their alleged fraudulent escapades. Upon their arrest, various scam mails were printed from their laptops which they use in defrauding unsuspecting victims. The matter has been adjourned to September 21, 27 and 28 for trial as the defendants are ordered to be remanded in prison custody.

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