Three internet fraudsters, popularly known as ‘Yahoo boys’, have been sentenced to jail by a Federal High Court sitting in Abeokuta, for defrauding unsuspecting members of the public.
Justice Ibrahim Watilat of the Federal High Court, Abeokuta Division, convicted the duo of Opeyemi Ademosun and Gbolahan Olamide Dalamu of criminal impersonation and sentenced them to one year imprisonment each.
His colleague in the division, Justice Mohammed Abubakar, also sentenced another fraudster, Sokola Idris, to four months in prison.
They were found guilty of separate one-count offences filed against them by the Ibadan zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission. The charges were products of plea bargain arrangement entered into with the EFCC