The operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) have arrested two owners of yahoo school, Internet Fraud Coaching Centre (a.k.a HK), and seven suspected internet fraudsters in Benin, Edo State.
The yahoo school owners, Osagie Ogiemwonyi and Onukwugho Favour, and seven of their “students” were arrested at their centres on Tuesday.
This was disclosed via a statement issued on Wednesday by the EFCC spokesperson, Wilson Uwujaren.
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Uwujaren noted that the suspected internet fraudsters were arrested following actionable intelligence worked upon by the EFCC.
The seven others arrested by the anti-graft agency were Destiny Ohikwugbe, Chata Okoro, Ighodaro Omede, Ehigie Idemudia, Lawrence Daniel, Raymond Ogiemwonyi Oghosa, and Henry Philip
Items recovered from the suspects included a Mercedes Benz GLK, Lexus 350, phones, and laptops.
The EFCC spokesman added that the suspects will be arraigned in court as soon as investigations are concluded.
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