Tag: internet fraud

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 […]

‘Yahoo Boy’ Gets Nine Months Jail Term

Justice Oluwatoyin Taiwo of the Special Offences Court,  sitting in Ikeja, Lagos, has convicted and sentenced an internet fraudster (Yahoo boy), Sulaiman Toheeb Gbenga, to nine months imprisonment. Gbenga began his journey to prison,  after he was arrested,  sometime in June 2020, following intelligence received by the Commission […]

Again, EFCC Arrests 9 Yahoo Boys In Port Harcourt

Nine (9) suspected internet fraudsters, also known as “Yahoo Yahoo Boys” have been arrested by the Port Harcourt Zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). The suspects were apprehended on Wednesday August 26, 2020, just six days after four undergraduate students of the University of […]

Fraudster Bags 10 Years In Sokoto 

One  Bolanle Adefemiwa, convicted for fraud, has been sentenced to ten (10) years in prison by Justice Muhammad Sa’idu Sifawa of  the  Sokoto State High Court, sitting in the state. The judge however, gave him an option of fine of Two Hundred Thousand Naira (N200,000.00). Adefemiwa was arraigned […]