May 2, 2024

Video: How 17-year-old boy hacked my BVN, bank account with phone — EFCC chair

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EFCC Chairman, Ola Olukoyede

The chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Olanipekun Olukoyede has recounted how a 17-year-old yahoo boy (internet fraudster) hacked his BVN and bank account details using his mobile number.

Olukoyede disclosed this while addressing stakeholders in a video on Thursday.

The EFCC chairman recounted that the boy was nabbed by anti-graft agency operatives and brought to his office for interrogation.

Olukoyede said he witnessed the young hacker effortlessly bypass the security measures of his locked computer right before his eyes.