Court jails 4 Yahoo Boys in Abeokuta
A Federal High Court sitting in Abeokuta, Ogun State capital, has sentenced four Internet fraudsters, popularly known as Yahoo-Yahoo to prison, now Nigeria Correctional Centre.
The quad were convicted by Justice Ibrahim Watilat of the Federal High Court, on Monday, June 22, 2020, for criminal impersonation.
The name of convicts are: Wariz Akintunde, Moses Olamilekan Dosumu, Richard Adegbite and Smith Enitan Adetayo.
They were prosecuted by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibadan zonal Office.
With all pleading guilty, the judge sentenced Akintunde and Adegbite to four months in prison, with an option of N100,00 each effective from June 22, 2020.
On the other hand, Dosumu earned two months jail term with an option of N50,000, while Adetayo was sentenced to five months in prison without an option of fine, effective from June 22, 2020.
The judge further ordered Akintunde, Dosumu and Adetayo to restitute the sums of $700, $375 and N39,000 to their respective victims through the Federal Government of Nigeria.
Simon Ibekwute and Sanusi Galadanchi, prosecuted the matter for the EFCC.