Metro & Crime

Internet fraudster convicted, gets N3m fine

Justice Mojisola Dada of an Ikeja Special Offences Court, Lagos, yesterday convicted and sentenced an internet fraudster, popularly known as Yahoo Boy, Sodiq Adewale, to one year’s imprisonment. He was however, given an option of N3 million fine. Adewale was convicted for being in possession of forged documents, which he used to defraud his victims to the tune of $87,300. The convict was re-arraigned before the court on a one-count amended charge by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).

The prosecutor, Mr. Fadekemi Giwa, told the court that the convict, who was previously arraigned before the court, had approached the commission for a plea bargain agreement. She told the court that following Adewale’s decision, the charge against him was amended and a plea bargain agreement was signed by the convict, his counsel and herself, the prosecutor. Justice Dada thereafter ordered that the amended charge be read to the convict for his plea to be taken. And upon the reading of the charge, Adewale pleaded guilty.

The charge reads: “Sodiq Adewale, on or about the 25th day of January, 2021, Lagos, had in your possession a document titled ‘Official Check No. 029356348’ valued $87,300 containing false pretences which you knew to be false and thereby committed an offence contrary to Section 320 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State.” In his allocutus, counsel to the convict, Ademola Adefolaju, pleaded with the court for leniency. He said Adewale was a first time offender, who did not waste the precious time of the court. Adefolaju added that his client had promised not to engage in any fraudulent act and thereby urged the court to give him an option of fine in lieu of a custodial sentence.




Abuja Civil Servant reveals (FREE) secret Fruits that Increased his Manh0d size, gives Stronger Erections and ends Premature Erection in 7days...




%d bloggers like this:
Fake Richard Mille Replica Watches, The ceramic upper and lower cases are imported from Taiwan and are processed by ATPT ceramics to form Y-TZP ceramics. After high-tech anti-fingerprint technology, they present a delicate and soft sub-black material. This color quality has remained unchanged for a hundred years. The color and luster are more detailed to achieve the ceramic tone visual pattern electroplating upper and lower shells that are infinitely close to the original products, with anti-reflective coating sapphire glass! The tape uses a soft and delicate Malaysian imported top rubber strap, and the movement is equipped with an imported Seiko NH movement. The buckle of this version is made according to the original size and thinness, making it feel more comfortable and intimate, the highest version on the market Richard Mille Replica