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EFCC storm ‘Yahoo Yahoo’ training facility, arrest proprietor(photos)

Amadin Ogbewe

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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Lagos Zonal Office, have invaded a ‘yahoo yahoo’ training facility and apprehended the proprietor identified as Frank Chinedu.

Chinedu, 22, was arrested alongside eight students of the unnamed training centre located at 14, Animashaun Street, Progressive Estate, Ojodu Berger, Lagos, while receiving lectures in the fundamentals of internet fraud. 

The students were: Ahmed Musa, 24; Desmond Eze, 29; Preye Kingsley, 23; Benjamin Irabor, 21; Benjamin Opah, 19; Akapo Prosper, 22; Innocent Paul, 20 and Olamide Edun, 20.

The suspected internet fraudsters were arrested under cover on May 22, 2019, following intelligence reports received by the Commission about their involvement in alleged criminal acts.

Items recovered from the suspects at the point of arrest include nine laptops, 16 mobile phones, an Airtel modem, Orange Wifi and one Toyota Camry with registration number EPE406FN.

The suspects will soon be charged to court.

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