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14 suspected fraudsters arrested in Benue ‘Yahoo Academy’



14 suspected fraudsters arrested in Benue ‘Yahoo Academy’

Fourteen individuals suspected of engaging in internet fraud were apprehended by the operatives of the Makurdi Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.

The arrests took place at a training center in Makurdi, Benue State, which was being used to groom potential internet fraudsters.

The Commission announced on Thursday that the suspects were apprehended based on intelligence. They were found in a three-bedroom apartment that was allegedly being used as a training center for internet fraud trainees along Achusa Road, Makurdi.

The individuals involved in the case have been identified as Asongu Terungwa, Aese Sonter, Nyoosu Terungwa, John Kator, Udi Micheal Aodona, Terungu Mnyam, Iorwuese Terhide, Ule Francis, Imoter Gloor Emmanuel, and Samuel Lubem.

Additional individuals in the group are Wergba Tertamge, Erukaa Ephraim, Agenale Franklin, and Abechi Toryila.

Recovered items consist of laptops, ATM cards, phones, a Firman generator, and a Toyota Corolla car.

Once the investigations are complete, the suspects will be brought before the court for charges.

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