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2 Yahoo Boys gets Jailed For N1.3 Billion Fraud In Benin

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Justice Efe Ikponmwonba of the Edo State High Court sitting in Benin-City has on Thursday May 19, 2022, convicted and sentenced two internet fraudsters by name: Eghaghe Etinosa and Osaretin Kelly to four years imprisonment, for defrauding their victims a total sum of N1, 321,273,278 (One Billion, Three Hundred and Twenty One Million, Two Hundred and Seventy Three Thousand, Two Hundred and Seventy Eight Naira).

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They were arraigned on one–count separate charge by the Benin Zonal Command of the EFCC. Etinosa was docked for serving as a picker “aka Aza man,” (receiver of funds) for internet fraudsters. On his part, Kelly impersonated the identity of one Dottie Ayanda, a South African woman in order to defraud his victims.




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