Operatives of the Uyo Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, in the early hours of Saturday, February 12, 2022, 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, Akwa Ibom state.

The suspects are: Chukwuka Anthony Onyeka, Endurance Augustine Udoh, Adeyanju Abraham Kayode, Akpanobong Idongesit Ezekiel, Ogbon Precious, Tamaraebi Idongesit Barry, Bassey Ubong John, Odenigbo Basil Chukwuebuka, Oboh Rex and Kalu Jonathan Uzochukwu.

Items recovered from them include a locally made Pistol with four Cartridges belonging to one of the suspects, Kalu Jonathan Uzochukwu. Other items recovered from the suspects are mobile phones, laptops, Router and a Toyota Camry car with registration number: GWA 998 JF Abuja.

The suspects will be charged to court as soon as investigations are concluded.

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15 February, 2022