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11 ‘Yahoo Boys’ Slammed Community Service, Restitute Victims, Forfeits Items To FG

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Justice Omolara Adeyemi of the State High Court, Ibadan, Oyo State, on November 9 and 10, 2022 convicted and sentenced eleven cybercriminals, better known as “Yahoo Boys” to various jail terms on a separate one-count charge each.

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Oyo Court Convicts 11 ‘Yahoo Boys’

Spokesman of the EFCC, Wilson Uwujaren disclosed this in a statement issued on Monday.

He gave the names of the convicts as Atanda Jamiu Olamide, Makanjuola Abolaji Idris, Adewopo Adesuyi John, Sodiq Kazeem Abiodun, Ridwan Iyiola Dolapo, Ayomide Emmanuel Alase, Olabosinde Hamed Adesola, Oguntolu Oluwatomiwa Oluwatosin, Elegbede Akinola Quadri, Adejare Ayuba Olamide and Waheed Taofeek Olawale.

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They all pleaded guilty to the charges filed against them by the EFCC.

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Upon their pleas, prosecution counsel, Oyelakin Oyediran, Modupe Akinkoye, Musa Galadanchi, Mabas Mabur, Abdulrasheed Suleiman, Oluwatoyin Owodunni, Chidi Okoli and Samsudeen Bashir urged the court to convict and sentence the defendants accordingly.

11 'Yahoo Boys' Slammed Community Service, Restitute Victims, Forfeits Items To FG 3

Consequently, Justice Adeyemi convicted and sentenced Sodiq Kazeem Abiodun to three months of community service while others bagged six months of community service each.

The court ordered that the convicts restitute their various victims and forfeit all items recovered from them to the Federal Government of Nigeria.

Meanwhile, Kanyi Daily reported that a ‘Yahoo Boy’ who posed as an American prostitute was given 3 months of community service and ordered to pay a 30k fine

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