Yahoo boys bags jail sentences after smiling in mugshot

Economic and Financial Crimes Commission( EFCC) has secured the conviction of two internet fraudsters (aka yahoo boys), who were smiling in their mugshot.

The pair bagged jail sentences after being arraigned in court by the commission.

John Padre Akor and Aondoaver Aondoseer were handed the jail sentence on Thursday July 8 after being arraigned before Justice Abdu Dogo of the Federal High Court sitting in Makurdi, Benue State by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission( EFCC) on one-count separate charge bordering on criminal impersonation and obtaining money from foreign nationals under false pretence

Justice Dogo convicted and sentenced the defendants accordingly after they pleaded guilty to the charge.

Akor was sentenced to three (3) years imprisonment with an option of fine of N1.5million. A 2015 model GLK 350 4matic Mercedes Benz and a Phone recovered from him and believed to be proceeds of crime were ordered forfeited to the Federal Government of Nigeria.

Aondoseer on the other hand, was sentenced to two (2) years imprisonment with an option of fine of N1 Million. His phones were forfeited to the Federal Government of Nigeria.

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