The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Monday said it has arrested the owner of a Yohoo Yahoo training school in Lagos.
The proprietor of the school, Frank Chinedu, 22, was arrested alongside eight students of the training school located at 144, Animashaun Street, Progressive Estate, Ojodu Berger, Lagos.
They were arrested 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 fraud activities,” EFCC stated.
Reports revealed the names of the arrested suspects 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 as at the time of arrest include nine laptops, sixteen mobile phones, an Airtel modem, Orange Wi-Fi and one Toyota Camry with registration number EPE 406 FN.
According to the anti-graft agency, the suspects will be charged to court soon.