Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Lagos Zonal Office, have arrested a 22-year-old man, Frank Chinedu who operates a training school for internet fraudsters popularly called “Yahoo Yahoo”.
According to the EFCC, Chinedu 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 students are: 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 anti-graft agency said the suspects were arrested in an undercover operation on May 22, 2019.
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 commission said the suspects will be charged to court soon.