EFCC arrests 14 Internet fraudsters in a “Yahoo Academy” in Makurdi

The paraded Internet fraudsters

 

By THOMAS AKASE, Makurdi –

Operatives of the Makurdi Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Wednesday,  February 14, 2024, arrested 14 (fourteen) suspected internet fraudsters in a training center of potential internet fraudsters in Makurdi, Benue State.

The anti-graft agency in a tweet on Thursday, said the operatives, acting on intelligence, arrested the suspects in a three-bedroom apartment allegedly serving as a training centre for internet fraud trainees along Achusa Road, Makurdi.

A car recovered from the suspects

The suspects are: Asongu Terungwa, Aese Sonter,Nyoosu Terungwa,John Kator, Udi Micheal Aodona, Terungu Mnyam, Iorwuese Terhide, Ule Francis, Imoter Gloor Emmanuel and Samuel Lubem.

Others include: Wergba Tertamge, Erukaa Ephraim, Agenale Franklin and Abechi Toryila.

Exhibits recovered from the suspects

Items recovered include: laptops, ATM cards, phones, one Firman Generator and a Toyota Corolla car.

The suspects would be charged to court as soon as investigations are concluded.

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