Yahoo Yahoo boys posing as American soldiers nabbed



About a week after the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission charged some eight undergraduates to court in Ogun State for alleged Yahoo Yahoo crimes, the Port Harcourt zone of the commission has arrested 10 suspected Internet fraudsters.

According to the EFCC, they were arrested in different locations and at different times across Port Harcourt (Rivers State), Warri (Delta State) and Asaba (Delta State) in a sting operation.

It gives their names as Alia Jamike, Chinemerem; Ogbiugba Ifeany Henry;  Uchanna Cyril; Samuel Obomovo;  Israel Ogagaoghene; Israel Diaso;  Aghariagbonse Destiny; Aretuemhen Frank,  Paul Esibhakpen and Loius Idehen.

The commission added that the suspects were involved in love scam with many of them purporting to be officers of American Army.

According to the commission, various scam mails where the suspects posed as officers of US Army were traced to them.  One of the suspects, Israel Diasco had successfully defrauded an Indian lady, Promilla Lama of huge amount of money still being verified.  Another, Chinemerem, (alias Good Thaddy) confessed to be a picker – a fraudster that provides foreign accounts to other Internet fraudsters which they usually use to receive money from any unfortunate victim.


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