Twenty suspected internet fraudsters, popularly known as Yahoo Yahoo have been arrested at different locations in Calabar by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).
Among those arrested, according to the Commission is a 23-year-old movie producer, Emmanuel Eneji.
The commission said in a statement on Wednesday that the suspects were arrested by its operatives in the Uyo Zonal Office on Tuesday.
The other 19 suspects, according to the statement signed by EFCC’s spokesperson, Wilson Uwujaren, are between 19 and 36.
They include, Okonkwo Chukwudi Charles, Obua Akwo Promise, Angba Murphy, Adie Stephen, Success Otu Edem, Asukwo Emmanuel, Godspower Akwo, Anibiet Nna, Jesam Akpama and Dennis Jerry.
The rest are, Princewill Sunny, Godbless Olulu, Charles Onwuneme, David Njoku, Victor Francis, Goodluck Alabo, Happiness Otu, Nwadike Kelechi and Obasi Ugochukwu.
“The suspects were picked up at different locations within the state capital, namely Ekorinim, Efioete junction, Parliamentary by Car Park and Behind Zone 6 by Monty Suit.
“Their arrest was facilitated by credible intelligence regarding their nefarious activities,” the statement added.
It also disclosed that items recovered from the suspects included one unmarked black Toyota Corolla car, one red Toyota Avalon with registration number-CHR 56 AF, various sophisticated mobile phones, laptops, one WiFi Router, one Modulator-demodulator and flash drives.