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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.
A statement issued by EFCC’s spokesman, Wilson Uwujaren on Thursday, said 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,” he said.