EFCC nabs YahooYahoo Academy owner, 16 ‘trainees’ in Abuja (photos)

Operatives of the Abuja Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, have arrested one Afolabi Samad, owner of a Yahoo Yahoo Academy in Abuja.

In a statement released by its spokesperson, Wilson Uwujaren, the 24-year-old was arrested today May 12, 2022, in a sting operation alongside 16 of his students.

He said the youngsters between the ages of 18 and 27 years were arrested at their hideout located in Peace Court Estate, Lokogoma, a suburb of Abuja.

“The owner of the alleged Academy rented the 3 bedroom flat for Three Million Naira to impact the tricks of cyber-frauds on his apprentices for undisclosed fees.

Item recovered from the suspects include laptops, phones, charms and two vehicles: a Lexus RX350 and Toyota Highlander.

The suspects will be charged to court as soon as investigations are concluded” Uwujaren said

 

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