EFCC raids Yahoo-Yahoo Academy in Akwa Ibom

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EFCC Operatives of the Uyo Zonal Office in a joint operation with some of the Commission’s operatives from Abuja, in the early hours of Thursday, November 28th, raided a building known as ‘YAHOO ACADEMY’, allegedly used solely for the training of youths in various endeavours of cyber crimes.

The raid was carried out on Essien Essien Street, Ikot Ibiok village in Eket Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State where 23 suspects including operators and trainees were arrested. The suspects were between the ages of 19 and 35.

The suspects later confessed that they were undergoing training in diverse manner of cyber criminality such as Online Trading Scam, Love scam, Theft Identity etc.

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