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Photo Of NYSC Member Who Landed In Jail For Engaging In 'Yahoo Yahoo' Acts

Posted by Samuel on Tue 15th Oct, 2019 -

A member of the National Youth Service Corps has been sent to prison for engaging in fraudulent acts.

EFCC nabs Samuel Orie

Samuel Orie

The Enugu zonal office of EFCC has secured the conviction of Samuel Orie alias SCOTT GIBB, a serving National Youth Service Corps member before Justice I.N Buba of the Federal High Court, Enugu on one count of impersonation and obtaining by false pretence to the tune of $150.

Orie was arrested on August 23, 2019 based on intelligence regarding his fraudulent activities. He fraudulently presented himself as Scott Gibb, an American contractor travelling around the world and using his email address to wit: [email protected] with the intent to obtain money from unsuspecting victims on the internet.

He thereby committed an offence contrary to Section 22(3) (b) and punishable under Section 22(4) of the Cybercrimes(Prohibition Prevention) Act 2015.

Justice Buba convicted Orie and sentenced him to one month imprisonment. He is also to forfeit the sum of $150 and his Techno Camon M phone.

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