Hoteliers Who Give Accommodation to Internet Fraudsters Are Risking Jail Terms - EFCC

Date: 15-09-2021 8:07 am (1 week ago) | Author: kacy lee
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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has sent out a warning to hotel owners across the country to be wary of allowing internet fraudsters to congregate or hibernate around their facilities, as they risk going to prison because of the act.

The commission gave the warning on Tuesday, September 14, 2021, on the heels of an operation by the Ibadan Zonal Command of the agency that led to the arrest of 56 suspected internet fraudsters in Abeokuta, Ogun state.

The suspects include Garfar Olamide Taiwo, Fadimaye Habeeb, Badmus Idris, Samuel Victor, Seun Fuad, Alli Isaac, Oyeleke Mubarak, Bolu Soetan, Koleosho Eniola, Saheed Abidemi, Olaewe Tosin, Ayedun Idowu, Oniyitan Ayomide, Akinlabi Precious, Gbadebo Sultan, Adeyemi Habeeb, Balogun Hassan, Sulaimon Ayub Damilare, Akinsola Usman,

Others are; Ajibola Femi Sodiya, Ridwan Alani, Olusesi Lanre, Eniatimo Oludare, Taiwo Opeyemi, Akindele Kabiru Johnson Hammed, Idowu Gabriel, Adekanmi Adejumo, Peter Babatunde, Okeowo Sunday, Abudu Habeeb, Sabair Rasaq, Ademuyiwa Basit, Toriola Opeyemi, Babayode Abiola, Agbaje Habeeb, Sorinola Oluwatobiloba, Abiodun Elegbede, Kayode Daniel ,Lawal Alabi, Oyewole Korede, Aberuagba Gafar, Adekunle Emmanuel, Okunade Azeez, and Ojediran Sodiq.

They were apprehended at their hideouts which happened to be popular hotels in the ancient city. The operation which was based on verified intelligence backed by weeks of surveillance was nearly frustrated by the hotel owners who employed various antics, including shutting down power supply, to enable some of the suspects to escape arrest.

Section 3 of the Advance Fee Fraud And Other Related Offences Act, 2006 provides for a prison term of between five and 15 years without option of fine for any person who permits his premises to be used for any offence under the Act.
EFCC will therefore not tolerate situations where hotel owners or managers not only permit fraudsters to use their facilities but also deliberately shield them from arrest by frustrating law enforcement on such premises.


Posted: at 15-09-2021 08:07 AM (1 week ago) | Addicted Hero
- Haso112 at 15-09-2021 08:22 AM (1 week ago)
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YOUR OWN CUP GO SOON FULL, GO ASK THE FORMER GUY... NA THOSE SAME PEOPLE WEY PUT YOU THERE GO BRING YOU DOWN, AS UNA DEY TAKE RUN THIS THING, VERY SOON, YOU'LL STEP ON THE WRONG TOES... INVESTIGATION BEFORE EFFECTING ARREST, NOT THE OTHER WAY ROUND, CAUSE E SURE DIE FOR ME SAY SOME OF THOSE 56 PEOPLE ARRESTED ARE INNOCENT.. WHERE MAGU SEF? DEM DON TAKE STYLE DIE THE MATTER... CRIMINALS PROSECUTING CRIMINALS....!
Posted: at 15-09-2021 08:22 AM (1 week ago) | Gistmaniac
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- constigoldo at 15-09-2021 08:42 AM (1 week ago)
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Of course but go and get the real thieves.
Posted: at 15-09-2021 08:42 AM (1 week ago) | Gistmaniac
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- Adediga at 15-09-2021 09:02 AM (1 week ago)
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So dem write yahoo yahoo for guest forehead abi hotel go monitor wetin people dey use internet take do? Upon all the anti-corruption crusade still the corruption is far worse than under PDP, who do they think they are fooling. I do not support yahoo yahoo, but when you destroy economy and growth leading to no jobs, when you render youths underdeveloped what do you want them to do? become armed robbers and kidnapers like the fulani youths that they have destroyed for years?
Posted: at 15-09-2021 09:02 AM (1 week ago) | Newbie
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- Olandetujaa at 15-09-2021 09:22 AM (1 week ago)
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So how will the hotelier know they are fraudsters, idiot! By mere look on their face? This boy no get sense
Posted: at 15-09-2021 09:22 AM (1 week ago) | Upcoming
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- joromy at 15-09-2021 09:25 AM (1 week ago)
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This Guy is stupid.
Posted: at 15-09-2021 09:25 AM (1 week ago) | Upcoming
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- marijuanaa at 15-09-2021 09:46 AM (1 week ago)
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Jst imagine...
Posted: at 15-09-2021 09:46 AM (1 week ago) | Upcoming
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- gogoman at 15-09-2021 05:16 PM (1 week ago)
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I be hotelier me go sue you!! i know my right... phyuking idiot  Roll Eyes Roll Eyes Roll Eyes
Posted: at 15-09-2021 05:16 PM (1 week ago) | Addicted Hero
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