The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Benin Zonal Command, says it has arrested two owners of yahoo schools and seven other suspected internet fraudsters in Benin, Edo State.
Wilson Uwujaren, the spokesperson of the EFCC, disclosed this in a statement on Thursday.
Uwujaren said a Mercedes Benz GLK, Lexus 350, phones and laptops were recovered from the suspects.
He said the two suspects run an Internet Fraud Coaching Centre (a.k.a HK) in Benin City, Edo State.
“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.
According to the financial crime commission, the suspects would be arraigned in court as soon as investigations are concluded.