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From The Nation – Nigeria:
The Benin Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCCEFCC Economic and Financial Crimes Commission The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) is a Nigerian law enforcement agency that investigates financial crimes such as advance fee fraud (419 fraud), scams, and money laundering. The EFCC was established in 2003, partially in response to pressure from the Financial Action Task Force on Money Laundering (FATF), which named Nigeria as one of 23 countries non-cooperative in the international community's efforts to fight money laundering. The agency has its head office in Abuja, Nigeria.) said it has secured the conviction of 22 persons who were involved in “Yahoo Yahoo” within its operational base in the last one year.
It said millions of naira were recovered from fraudsters who want to reap where they did not sow.
Head of the Benin Zone, Mr. Mailafia Yakubu, who spoke to newsmen after a road walk to mark this ye