The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC) yesterday said homeowners who rent out apartments to internet fraudsters popularly known as Yahoo Boys risk a jail term of 15 years.
The anti-graft agency made this known on its official Instagram page, calling on members of the public to attend a town hall meeting on the theme: “Landlord: Give Your House to Yahoo Boys, Spend 15 Years in Jail” billed for today.
In the less than a minute video announcement, the EFCC said the purpose of the virtual town hall meeting called “EFCCConnect” is to expand its reach and engagement with citizens.
The post reads; “Okay now! What a juicy topic! E go sweet wella! Landlord way yahoo-boy dey stay for him house, my people, na 15 years imprisonment for the landlord o! E don set!
“The #EFCC is pleased to invite the general public to the tenth edition of #EFCCConnect an open forum with members of the public as we discuss, “Landlord: Give Your House to Yahoo Boys, Spend 15 Years in Jail”.
Date: June 29, 2022 (Tomorrow) Venue: Twitter Spaces @OfficialEFCC Time: 6pm Invite the landlords you know! Make we yan!”