Operatives of the Benin Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) have arrested two owners of yahoo schools and seven other suspected internet fraudsters in Benin, Edo State capital.
EFCC’s spokesperson, Wilson Uwujaren, in a statement yesterday, said the two suspects run an Internet Fraud Coaching Centre (a.k.a HK) in Benin City, Edo State.
He said: “The yahoo school owners, Osagie Ogiemwonyi and Onukwugho Favour and seven of their “students” were arrested at their centres, following actionable intelligence worked upon by the Commission.
“The seven others are: Destiny Ohikwugbe, Chata Okoro, Ighodaro Omede, Ehigie Idemudia, Lawrence Daniel, Raymond Ogiemwonyi Oghosa and Henry Philip.
“Items recovered from the suspects include a Mercedes Benz GLK, Lexus 350, phones and laptops.
“The suspects would be arraigned in court as soon as investigations are concluded.”