Operatives of the Abuja Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, have yesterday, 18 February, uncovered yet another underworld ‘academy’ for the grooming of internet fraudsters.
According to a statement from the Commission’s Head, Media and Publicity, Mr. Wilson Uwujaren, operatives of the Commission, acting on intelligence reports, stormed the training center located in Arab Contractors Area of Mpape Hills, a suburb of Abuja, and arrested 27 internet fraud suspects.
TheFact Nigeria gathered that the coordinator of the ‘academy’ is Emmanuel Clement, 30, and that his ‘students’ are mostly young male and female within the age range of 18 to 25 years.
Items recovered from the suspects include a Toyota Venza car, 30 mobile phones and one laptop.
They are expected to be charged to court as soon as investigations are concluded.