[Photos] Five Yahoo Boys to wash Osun school toilets for eight months as punishment for Cybercrime

In Ibadan, Oyo State, and Osogbo, Osun State, the federal and state high courts have each found five Internet scammers guilty.

The cases were being prosecuted by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission's Ibadan Zonal Command, according to a statement released on Tuesday by Wilson Uwujaren, Head of Media and Publicity.

Amusa Oluwasegunfunmi, a final-year Transport Planning Management student at Tai Solarin University in Ijebu Ode, Ogun State, was given an eight-month community service sentence for identity fraud.

Amusa Oluwasegunfunmi,

Others are Ajisafe Olaide, Lawal Morenikeji, Osuolale Abiodun, and Olamilekan Taofeek.

Each of them, according to the anti-corruption agency, was found guilty of crimes that had cyber-fraud elements.

They admitted guilt to the accusations made against them at their arraignment. The prosecution attorney requested the judges to find them guilty and sentence them appropriately in light of their pleas.

As a result, Oluwasegunfunmi was found guilty and given an eight-month community service sentence by Justice Ayo-Emmanuel of the Federal High Court in Osogbo, Osun State. At the Ataoja School of Science in Osogbo, Osun State, he had to clean the restrooms.

The court also mandated that the school principal maintain the offender's attendance record and turn it in when his sentence is up.

In a similar vein, Justice Omolara Adeyemi of the Oyo State High Court found Lawal Samuel Morenikeji guilty and sentenced him to six months of community service; 

Lawal Samuel Morenikeji

She also found Osuolale Abdullahi Abiodun and Olamilekan Ridwan Taofeek responsible for violating Section 484 of the Criminal Code, Cap. 38 Laws of Oyo State, 2000, and sentenced them to one week of community service.

Osuolale Abdullahi Abiodun

Olamilekan Ridwan Taofeek

In a similar manner, Olaide was given a six-month community service sentence by Justice Iyabo Yerima of the Oyo State High Court, Ibadan, for obtaining money through false pretenses in violation of Section 419 of the Criminal Code Cap. 38 Laws of Oyo State, 2000.

Ajisafe Olaide


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