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Court jails 4 young men over Yahoo Yahoo in Kaduna

The Kaduna State High sitting in Kaduna has convicted and sentenced four young men involved in internet fraud, popularly referred to as Yahoo Yahoo to jail.

CONVERSEER gathered that they were convicted and sentenced by Justices Darius Khobo and A. A Isiaka on Tuesday.

Justice Isiaka convicted and sentenced Mohammed Ibrahim and Ibrahim Yusuf while Mubàrak Olarewaju Ibrahim and Olorunfemi Feyi Samuel were jailed by Justice Khobo.

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All the convicts were prosecuted on one-count separate charges bordering on fraudulent activities and cheating by impersonation.

They all pleaded “guilty” when the charges were read to them.

Following their pleas, prosecution counsel, M.E Eimonye and M. Lawal urged the courts to convict and sentence them accordingly.

Consequently, Justice Khobo convicted and sentenced Ibrahim to two years imprisonment with N150,000.00 (One Hundred and Fifty Thousand Naira) as an option for fine. Samuel was sentenced to five years imprisonment or N150,000.00 (One Hundred and Fifty Thousand Naira)as an option for fine. In addition, he was ordered to make $205 (Two Hundred and Five USD) restitution to his victim.

Justice Isiaka convicted and sentenced Mohammed to two years imprisonment or N150,000.00 (One Hundred and Fifty Thousand naira)as an option of fine while Yusuf bagged two years imprisonment or N100,000.00 (One Hundred Thousand Naira) option of fine. In addition, Yusuf was ordered to restitute the sum of $200 (Two Hundred United Dollars) as being proceeds of his crime to his victim.

All the convicts forfeited the mobile phones recovered from them to the Federal Government.

Their journey to prison began after they were nabbed by operatives of the Kaduna Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC in sting operations carried out in and around the Kaduna axis following
credible intelligence on their involvement in internet-related offences.

They were found to have impersonated foreigners and used their assumed identities to defraud their victims.

Court jails 4 young men over Yahoo Yahoo in Kaduna

Court jails 4 young men over Yahoo Yahoo in Kaduna

Court jails 4 young men over Yahoo Yahoo in Kaduna

Court jails 4 young men over Yahoo Yahoo in Kaduna

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