Followng a raid in the early hours of Saturday, May 4, 2019 and Sunday May 5, 2019 as reported by Gist Reel. The Operatives of #EFCC arrested four popular internet fraudsters in Calabar, Cross River Stateknown as “yahoo” kingpin, Akpojivi Joel Onoriode, a 29-year-old graduate of Delta State University, Abraka, who is married with two kids.
He was in his lavishly furnished duplex located at Plot 10, Block VI, Unical Satellite Town, Calabar, which he had confessed was purchased with proceeds from his illicit “yahoo” business. .
In the premises during the search were three luxury cars – ZDX Acura car, E 300 Mercedes Benz and a Range Rover SUV whch were bought through the proceed of his ilegal Yahoo business. Other items recovered include, two iPhones, one Nokia phone, and documents of landed properties owned by the suspect
Three of his fellow yahoo boys, Ifeanyi Chukwudi, Godwin Joseph and Iluobe Daniel were picked up at different locations within Calabar.
Chukwudi confessed that he specialized in love scam. Some of the items recovered from his apartment at Effiong Close, Satellite Town, Calabar include: one iPhone 8 Plus, one HP laptop containing fraudulent letters of false claims, and nine SIM cards.
Joseph and Daniel were arrested at Itagbor Agbeansa area of Calabar. A Toyota Camry LE, one HP laptop containing scam emails and several exotic phones were recovered from them.