The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested operators of ‘Yahoo Academy’ in Uyo, Akwa Ibom.
A statement on the commission’s official Twitter page said its operatives from Abuja, in the early hours of Thursday, November 28, 2019, stormed a building described as ‘YAHOO ACADEMY’.
The building is allegedly used solely for the training of youngsters in various aspects of cyber criminality.
EFCC said during the raid on Essien Essien Street, Ikot Ibiok village in Eket Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State, 23 suspects, including operators and trainees were arrested.
The suspects were between the ages of 19 and 35.
The commission added that the suspects have confessed that they were undergoing training in various aspects of cyber criminality, such as Love Scam, Online Trading Scam, Theft Identity etc.