The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Lagos zonal office, in the early hours of Friday, May 11, arrested over 12 suspected internet fraudsters in the Ikoyi area of Lagos as efforts to rid Nigeria of internet fraud continues.
A statement by the EFCC said its operatives stormed the popular Club 57 on Awolowo Way, Ikoyi, where the suspected ‘yahoo yahoo boys’ were rounded up, following intelligence report.
We learnt that while some of the suspects abandoned their exotic cars to avoid arrest, others put up resistance, thereby turning the environment into “a war-like zone of sorts.”
The statement said a total 10 cars were recovered from the suspects during raid that lasted about three hours.
“The suspects will soon be charged to court when investigations are concluded,” the statement said.