JUDICIARY

Cybercrime: Court sentences two yahoo boys to jail in Abeokuta

By Segun Oyedele/:

Two internet fraudsters, Tobiloba Stephen Shokunbi and Emmanuel Korede Oladunjoye have been sentenced to six months and four months imprisonment respectively.

The duo was sentenced on Tuesday by Justice Ibrahim Watilat of the Federal High Court, Abeokuta, the Ogun state capital.

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, said the two were found guilty of criminal impersonation, a charge filed separately against them by the EFCC, Ibadan Zonal Office.

The convicts were, however said to have pleaded guilty to the charges when read to them.

While delivering his judgment, Justice Watilat ordered that the convicts forfeit all the items recovered from them in the course of investigations.

He also ordered Shokunbi and Oladunjoye to restitute $1,000 and N200,000 respectively to their victims.

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