Violent career criminal accused of committing mail fraud, identity theft

(WOIO) - The Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force is offering a reward for information which would lead to the capture of fugitive Sean Booker.

Shabazz is wanted by the U.S. Marshals, and the U.S. Postal Inspectors on charges of conspiracy to commit mail fraud/credit card fraud and identity theft.  During the summer of 2009, Shabazz and an associate allegedly obtained credit cards in the names of other individuals without their knowledge and accumulated over 34,000 dollars worth of debt.  Shabazz was indicted by a federal grand jury on June 2nd of this year.  Shabazz has a lengthy and violent criminal history dating back to 1980.  He has served multiple prison sentences totaling over 15 years for previous convictions of felonious assault, aggravated robbery, drug trafficking offenses, forgery, and firearms violations.  Because of Shabazz's violent history he should be approached with caution.

Shabazz is a 48-year-old black male standing approximately 6'00", and weighing 400 pounds.  He has black hair and has brown eyes.  Shabazz was previously known as Archie Gibson before becoming a Muslim.  Shabazz has numerous family members and associates throughout the Cleveland area.  Shabazz has previously resided on the 1000 block of E. 148th Street in Cleveland.  Shabazz is known to frequent the east side specifically the Collinwood area.

If you have any information in reference to Mustaffa Shabazz, please contact the Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force at 1-866-4WANTED. Tipsters can remain anonymous and reward money is available.

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