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EFCC UNCOVERS INTERNET FRAUD ACADEMY

Operatives of the Abuja Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, have uncovered  another underworld ‘academy’ for the grooming of internet fraudsters.

The ‘academy’ located in Arab Contractors Area of Mpape Hills, a suburb of Abuja, was discovered when operatives, acting on intelligence, stormed the base on Thursday February 18, and arrested 27 internet fraud suspects.

The coordinator of the ‘academy’ is said to be a 30-year-old Emmanuel Clement, and his ‘students’ are mostly young school leavers, ladies inclusive, within the age range of 18 and  25 years.

Items recovered from the suspects include a Toyota Venza car, 30 mobile phones and one laptop.

In a tweet the Efcc said the suspects  will be charged to court as soon as investigation is concluded.

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