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EFCC boost on how they Helped The FBI Arrest ‘Yahoo Girl’



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Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has boosted on how they helped the Federal Bureau of Investigation, FBI to arrest a female suspected cyber fraudster in Edo State.

Muhktar Bello, disclosed this to the media that the female suspect allegedly steals people’s identification information, and forwards it to her American accomplices.

The zonal head of EFCC, Mr. Muhktar stated that the suspect got her CT through Bitcoin.

The EFCC Zonal head boosted that the commission singly arrested a cyber fraudster and two of her gangsters involved in the fraudulent act.

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She has so far received 185 Bitcoin which currently worth N656 million.

Daily Tells learned that the female suspect (names withheld) and other three suspects will soon be arraigned before the court.

He said “We do not want to mention the woman’s name so as not to compromise the investigation.

“The Commission is resolute in eradicating cybercrime and bringing to book all those involved in this despicable activity.

“As part of our strategic plans to tackle this malaise, the Benin Zonal Office, from January to date, through intelligence raided the hideout of internet fraudsters in our jurisdiction -Edo, Delta and Ondo States.


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