Twenty two Yahoo boys in Delta state have been arrested by operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Advance Fee Fraud Section, Abuja Headquarters.
The internet fraudsters were arrested in Sapele, Delta State, the anti-graft agency reports.
The sting operation was in collaboration with officers from the Benin Zonal Office on Friday 17, 2019.
Working on intelligence reports, the suspects, who are between the ages of 18 to 30 years, were smoked out from their hideout in an early morning operation.
A day earlier, the operatives from Abuja had arrested two suspected internet fraudster in Ughelli, Delta State.
Items recovered from the suspects include lap top computers, iPhones, phones, ATM cards and three exotic vehicles. The cars are Benz C350, Benz ML 350 and Chrysler 300.
The raid on the internet fraudsters is one in the series by operatives of the Commission in line with the directive of the acting Executive Chairman of the Commission, Ibrahim Magu to rid the entire country of internet fraud and cyber crime.
The suspects have made useful statements and will be charged to court as soon investigations are completed.
This is coming days after some suspected yahoo boys in Ibadan allegedly unleashed their dogs on operative of the EFCC in the Oyo state capital.