4 Yahoo Boys meet their Waterloo in Calabar as court sentences them to jail

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Four internet fraudsters popularly referred to as Yahoo Boys, G boys, Yahoo Plus boys etc have been convicted and sentenced to one-year imprisonment in Calabar, Cross River State capital.

It was gathered that the names of the convicted Yahoo Boys are Bassey Solomon Samuel, Bassey Ubong John, Eyo Nsikan and Nzeakor Uchenna.

They were convicted and sentenced by Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu of the Federal High Court, Calabar, Cross River State on Wednesday, February 23, 2022.

The defendants pleaded ‘guilty’ to the charges bordering on impersonation and obtaining by false pretence contrary to the provisions of Section 22(2) (b) (i) of the Cybercrimes (Prohibition, Prevention, Etc) Act 2015 and punishable under the same section.

In view of their plea, the prosecution counsel Seyi Aribido prayed the court to convict and sentence the defendants accordingly.

According to THE PARADISE NEWS their conviction and sentencing were secured by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Uyo Zonal Command.