Operatives of the Uyo Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), recently, arrested members of a syndicate of cyber-fraudsters also known as ‘yahoo boys’, in a sting operation at their hideouts in Abak and Nwaniba areas of Uyo.
The suspects are: Chukwuka Anthony Onyeka, Endurance Augustine Udoh, Adeyanju Abraham Kayode, Akpanobong Idongesit Ezekiel, OgbonPrecious, Tamaraebi Idongesit Barry, Bassey UbongJohn, Odenigbo Basil Chukwuebuka, Oboh Rex and Kalu Jonathan Uzochukwu.
Items recovered from them included a locally made pistol with four cartridges belonging to one of the suspects, Uzochukwu.
Other items recovered from the suspects were mobile phones, laptops, router and a Toyota Camry car with registration number: GWA 998 JF Abuja.
According to the EFCC, the suspects will be charged to court as soon as investigations are concluded.