Justice Chizoba N. Orji of FCT High Court Maitama, Abuja, has convicted and sentenced one Johnson Osahon and Oghogo Endurance to six months imprisonment on four counts bordering on computer-related fraud -Yahoo Boys News.
The defendants pleaded guilty to the charges upon arraignment on October 5, 2021, and were convicted in line with a plea bargain agreement between the parties.
The court however gave the defendants the option of a cumulative fine of #200,000 each.
They are also to forfeit an iPhone and a Tecno Camon 11, believed to be instruments used in perpetrating fraud, and sign an undertaking to be of good behavior.
Meanwhile, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Friday arraigned Mr. Embelakpo Apere and his wife, Beauty, before a Federal High Court sitting in Yenagoa Bayelsa State.
The couple was arraigned for money laundering allegedly carried out in 2015.