Yahoo boy arrested and jailed for $26,020 and N104m romance scam
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Abuja Zone Command, has indicted an internet fraudster identified as Aiosa Kelvin Orhue, before Judge CE Nwecheonwu of the FCT High Court, Kuje, Abuja, on three counts charge bordering on love fraud.
A statement from the commission indicates that at his arraignment, Orhue pleaded guilty to the charge. Judge Nwechonwu therefore convicted and sentenced the accused to one year imprisonment with an option of a fine of N1,000,000 (one million Naira) only.
The judge added that he must also give up a three-bedroom semi-detached duplex in Edo State, a Lexus E350 sedan, the sum of N19,000,000 (nineteen million naira only) domiciled at no. Zenith bank account number 2256646614, all furniture in the aforementioned house, the sum of $1,858.67 (one thousand eight hundred and fifty eight dollars, sixty seven cents) domiciled in Access Bank account number 1605720548, the sum of $1,000 (one thousand dollars only) domiciled on Access Bank account number 1478704498, iPhone 13 Pro Max and Samsung A31.
The court also added that all items must be confiscated from the federal government for restitution to the victim.