14 Suspected Internet Fraudsters Arrested At “Yahoo Academy” In Makurdi

Operatives of the Makurdi Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), on Wednesday, February 14, 2024 arrested 14 suspected internet fraudsters in a training centre of potential internet fraudsters in Makurdi, Benue State.

The operatives, acting on intelligence, arrested the suspects in a three- bedroom apartment allegedly serving as a training centre for internet fraud trainees along Achusa Road, Makurdi.

The suspects are: Asongu Terungwa, Aese Sonter,Nyoosu Terungwa, John Kator, Udi Micheal Aodona, Terungu Mnyam, Iorwuese Terhide, Ule Francis, Imoter Gloor Emmanuel and Samuel Lubem.

Others include: Wergba Tertamge, Erukaa Ephraim, Agenale Franklin and Abechi Toryila.


Items recovered include: laptops, ATM cards, phones, one Firman Generator and a Toyota Corolla car.

According to Dele Oyewale, Head, Media & Publicity said in a statement in Abuja that the suspects would be charged to court as soon as investigations are concluded.

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