Yahoo Boy Bags One Month Jail Term in Ilorin

Twenty (20) years old Oke Gideon has been sentenced to a one month jail term yesterday for internet fraud and romance scam by a High Court in Ilorin, the Kwara State capital.

Operative of the Ilorin zone of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), on May 4, arrested Gideon  following intelligence reports on his nefarious activities.

Upon his arrest, Gideon volunteered statements, admitting that he was involved in dating scam, love scam, and other internet fraud-related offences.

He was arraigned in court on July 2. Yesterday he pleaded guilty of obtaining “$150 worth gift from one Bradley Miller under false pretences” that he was “Jenna Cherry, a white female from Las Vegas, United States of America”.

In his judgement, Justice Mahmood Abdulgafar ordered forfeiture of the convict’s iPhone 6 and HP laptop which were used as instruments in the crime. The Judge also offer Gideon an option of 50,000 fine.

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