Enugu Court jails seven Yahoo boys over cybercrime

By AdvocateNews on 04/12/2021

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The Enugu Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has secured the conviction of three students over alleged forgery, impersonation and obtaining money from unsuspecting foreign nationals under false pretences.

The suspects were identified as Nonso Adudu, Anichebe Christopher and Onyedika Austin Leonard, were arraigned before Justice I.M. Buba of the Federal High Court sitting in Enugu

They were prosecuted on separate one count charge.

The defendants pleaded guilty to the charges when they were read to them.

Ruling, Justice Buba convicted and sentenced them to two years imprisonment with an option of One Million Naira fine each. They are also to forfeit their mobile phones to the Federal Government.

Buba also convicted and sentenced four internet fraudsters to 2 years imprisonment with an option of One million Naira fine.

The convicts are Abraham Odinaka Afam, Nwobodo Anthony, Samson Ugwuoke and Enoch Ebuka Ezra. They were convicted having pleaded guilty to the charges brought against them by the EFCC.

The Court also ordered the forfeiture of their mobile phones to the Federal Government.

 

Posted 04/12/2021 07:39:36 AM

 

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