Tag: internet fraud

EFCC Arrests 11 Suspected ‘Yahoo Boys’ In Edo

Eleven suspected internet fraudsters, popularly known as Yahoo Boys, were on Monday, arrested by the Benin Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in Auchi, Edo State.  This was disclosed in a statement issued by Spokesman of the EFCC, Wilson Uwujaren. Uwujaren said the suspects […]

‘Holy Ghost’ Jailed For Internet Fraud

A 29-year-old internet fraudster, Ademola Adebukola alias “Holy Ghost” has been convicted on four counts of cheating and attempt to cheat by a Kwara State High Court sitting in Ilorin. Justice Adenike Akinpelu convicted and sentenced the defendant to six months imprisonment on each of the counts after he pleaded guilty to […]

Kadpoly Student Bags 5 Yrs Jail Term

Justice Mohammed Tukur of the Kaduna State High Court sitting in Kaduna has convicted and sentenced Babuwa Christopher, a student of Quantity Survey, Kaduna State Polytechnic, to five years imprisonment for fraud. The defendant was convicted after he pleaded guilty to an amended one count criminal charge. The […]