The Ghanaian Police has arrested 10 Nigerians suspected to be internet fraudsters a.k.a yahoo boys. Local media reported that the Ghanaian Police in Kwabenya, arrested all the suspects in a house at Ashongman Estate, Accra.
The suspects are identified As: Diamond Andy, 22, Benson Romeo, 20, Randy Samuel, 25, Kelvin Agho, 23, Osas Igbo, 21, David Okondu, 23, Praise Onyekwena, 22, Ohis David, 25, Duru Wisdom, 22 and Uyi Ighodaro, 24.
Six internet modems, 54 different SIM cards, 9 laptops and 5 mobile phones were retrieved from them. The suspects, according to DSP James Aseidu, District Commander of Kwabenya Police Station, who led the operation, had set up computers in a room.
Speaking on the arrests of the suspects on Wednesday, March 21, 2018 around 2pm, Greater Accra Regional Police Commander, DCOP George Alex Mensah, said;
“The suspects are often not seen during the day and often move out at night everyday to have fun with friends.
Police also discovered that the suspects do not work but lead lavish lifestyles in the area. This prompted the paolice to raid the said house to arrest the suspects,” he said.
This is coming after we reported that 22 Nigerian yahoo boys (internet fraudsters), were arrested by the Ghanaian Police at their hideout at Oyarifa in Accra.
It was also gathered that the driver of the Nigerian yahoo boys, believed to be an accomplice was also arrested.
Also in past months, a suspected cyber crime syndicate was busted by the Achimota Mile 7 Police in Accra. In all, 29 suspects, all Nigerians, were arrested in an early morning swoop in a house at Alhaji Tabora in Accra.