Federal High Court Sitting in Abuja has ordered Yahoo boys to clear Community Lands and other community services in Abuja.
The Court sentenced the Yahoo boys to community services after they were arraigned before it by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC on Thursday.
The court also ordered that the phones belonging to the Yahoo boys being sold and the proceeds forfeited to the Federal Government of Nigeria.
According to the news release made available by EFCC, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Abuja Zonal Command on Thursday, August 17, 2023, arraigned Solomon Ngbede, Ancha Onyekachi and Suleiman Mustapha before Justice O.I Adelaja of the Federal Capital Territory High Court sitting in Kubwa, Abuja on separate one count charges bordering on internet fraud.
Ngbede’s charge read, “that you, Solomon Ngbede sometime in 2023 at Abuja within the jurisdiction of the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory cheat by personation when you represented yourself on a SnapChat profile page as Ivy, a porn star from United States of America and under that name obtained the sum of One Hundred and Fifty United States Dollars ($150) from Christian and you thereby committed an offence contrary to Section 321 of the Penal Code Law (Laws of the Federation, Abuja) 1990 and punishable under Section 324 of the same Law”.
“They all pleaded guilty to their respective charges.
“Following their guilty plea, Justice Adelaja convicted and sentenced all the defendants to community service to be supervised by the Nigerian Correctional Services.
“The court also ordered that the phones of the defendants be sold and proceeds forfeited to the Federal Government”, the EFCC news release reads.