The Ibadan Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Wednesday, January 29, 2020, arrested a 33-year-old landlord, Stanley Ejike Awam and 10 of his tenants, who are suspected to be internet fraudsters hibernating in his house.
Awam was apprehended for allegedly providing shelter for the suspected internet fraudsters while the 10 suspected internet fraudsters popularly known as Yahoo Boys were picked up at different locations of the Ibadan metropolis following intelligence on their alleged illegal activities.
The 10 suspected internet fraudsters arrested at the premises of the six-flat bungalow is the landlord are: Henry Echefu, Usman Mustapha, Adeleke David, Olafuyi Josiah, Shorefire Ayokunmi, Riliwan Ajao, Abulsalam Abubakar and Lukeman Salam. Others are Adeyemo Muktarh and Bashir Mohammed.
Muktarh and Mohammed were picked up at Eleyele and Old Bodija areas of the ancient city. Items recovered from them include three exotic cars, laptops, mobile phones and land documents. The suspects will be charged to court as soon as investigations are concluded.
Tony Orilade Acting Head, Media & Publicity ……………….. EFCC Arrests 10 Suspected Internet Fraudsters in Lagos Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Lagos Zonal office, have arrested 10 suspected Internet fraudsters in Lagos.
The suspects were arrested in Westwood Estate, Ajah, Lagos during a sting operation on Wednesday, January 29, 2020, following intelligence report received by the Commission about their alleged involvement in cyber crime.
Items recovered from the suspects at the point of arrest include a car, laptops and mobile phones. The suspects will soon be arraigned in court
Acting Head, Media & Publicity