Operatives of the Makurdi Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) have arrested 17 suspected internet fraudsters, alias Yahoo boys, in Makurdi, the Benue State capital.

It was gathered that the suspects were apprehended on Saturday (March 19, 2022 ).

The suspects include: Samuel C., Uvande A., Joseph G., Ageva A., Emmanuel O., Ochiwu M., Dominic O, Ikpema S, Otse A. and Aondowase T. Others are, Audu-war L., Terver J., Dav J., Moses V., Abdullahi A., Agehson O., and Andoaver T.

They were arrested at different locations within Makurdi following actionable intelligence on their alleged criminal activities.

Items recovered from them include mobile phones, laptops, and several incriminating documents.