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EFCC arrests ‘proprietor, students of Yahoo Yahoo school’


The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission Monday said it has arrested the proprietor of a Yahoo Yahoo training school in Lagos.

The 22-year-old suspect Frank 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 internet fraud activities.


“The suspected internet fraudsters were arrested undercover on May 22, 2019, following intelligence reports received by the Commission about their involvement in alleged criminal activities,” said in a statement on Tuesday.


The anti-graft gave the name of the ‘students’ as 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.

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 agency said the suspects will be charged to court soon.

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