EFCC Nabs YahooYahoo Academy Owner, 16 ‘Trainees’ in Abuja


EFCC Nabs YahooYahoo Academy Owner, 16 ‘Trainees’ in Abuja

May 13, 2022

Operatives of the Abuja Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, have arrested one Afolabi Samad, owner of a Yahoo Yahoo Academy in Abuja.

According to the EFCC, the 24-year-old was arrested on Thursday in a sting operation alongside 16 of his students.

The youngsters between the ages of 18 and 27 years were arrested at their hideout located in Peace Court Estate, Lokogoma, a suburb of Abuja.

The owner of the alleged Academy rented the 3 bedroom flat for Three Million Naira to impact the tricks of cyber-fraud on his apprentices for undisclosed fees.

Items recovered from the suspects include laptops, phones, charms and two vehicles: a Lexus RX350 and Toyota Highlander.