EFCC arrests landlord for renting apartment to 10 internet fraudsters

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Stanley Ejike Awam and the 10 internet fraudsters arrested by EFCC in Ibadan
FILE PHOTO: 10 internet fraudsters arrested by EFCC

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.

Stanley Ejike Awam's apartment in Ibadan

Stanley Ejike Awam’s apartment in Ibadan

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.