EFCC Bursts Popular Night Club, Arrests 94 Yahoo Boys
Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), the Nigeria’s anti-graft agency on Monday apprehended 94 suspects over their alleged involvement in cybercrime and its affiliates.
Naija News reports that the arrest was made by Ibadan zonal office, of the EFCC.
This online news platform understands that the arrest of the suspects was made after the EFCC operatives bursted a popular night club party identified as ‘Club Secret Underground, located along the Ibadan-Iwo expressway in the Oyo state capital.
Items recovered from the suspects include 19 exotic cars, laptops, scores of sophisticated mobile phones and other items.
The arrest could be reported as the most massive burst ever recorded by the agency since it intensified the crackdown on the Internet scammers.
The wee-hour operation was sequel to an intelligence report hinting that the suspected internet fraudsters were organising a night party for Sunday, October 13 during which some of them intended to celebrate their loots.
A discreet operation on the club had earlier been carried out to ascertain the authenticity of the intelligence.
The confirmation led to the mega raid effected on Monday.
The suspects are currently undergoing further interrogation; as the suspects would be prosecuted upon the completion of the investigation.