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‘Yahoo boy’ charged for $26,020 love scam gets N1m fine


The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission Abuja Zonal Command, has arraigned one Aiosa Kelvin Orhue before Justice C.E. Nwecheonwu of the Federal High Court, Kuje, Abuja.

The alleged was charged on a three count charge bordering on fraud and love scam.

This was disclosed by the commission on its official Facebook page on Tuesday.

Orhue pleaded guilty to the charge while Justice Nwechonwu convicted and sentenced him to a year imprisonment with an option of fine of N1, 000,000 only.

The properties ordered by the court to be forfeited by Orhue include a three bedroom semi-detached duplex located in Edo state, a Lexus E350 saloon car, the sum of N19,000,000 domiciled in a commercial bank in Nigeria.

Others are: all furniture in above mentioned house, the sum of $1,858.67 and $1,000 domiciled in two different bank accounts in Nigeria, iPhone 13 Pro Max and Samsung A31.

The commission disclosed that “all items are to be forfeited to the Federal Government in restitution to the victim.”


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