10 Yahoo Students Arrested For Attending classes in Abuja
The information reaching us that it was speak well about 10 boys in Abuja when The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has halted the process of turning Nigerian youths into Internet fraudsters.
On Friday, January 29, the commission arrested 10 youths attending classes to become Internet fraudsters popular known as yahoo boys.
They were arrested at their Academy in Bwari axis of Abuja where they were said to be learning the trade of cyber trickery.
The suspects aged between 20 and 30 years, are Sixtus Jude, Moses Samuel, Isalan Johnny, Dapet Nimshak, Samuel Ogboche, Victor Samuel, Victor Asuquo, Ibrahim Yunusa, Yahaya Usman and Chijoke Ikwuoha.
According to the EFCC, the Lecturer and promoter of the Academy escaped.
Investigations showed that the sponsor recruits and train young individuals who show interest in internet fraud.
The sponsor reportedly gets his percentage of their earnings based on an agreement between him and the recruits.
In addition, he also serves as a conduit for laundering the money gotten from internet fraud by some of the suspects.
The EFCC stated that the suspects will be prosecuted when investigation is completed.
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