Five suspected internet fraudsters have been arrested by men of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission for alleged fraud.
Suspected internet fraudsters
The Uyo Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, on Thursday December 12th, secured the conviction of 5 alleged cyber criminals, popularly called Yahoo Boys before Justice S. M. Shuaibu of the Federal High Court Calabar, in Cross River State.
A statement from the EFCC, gave the names of the convicts as Omengala Emmanuel (a.k.a.Frank Hoffman), Obonga Valentine ( a.k.a Patrick Seaman), Segun Dele Jude (alias Hal Burlington), Promise Nkanga and Omengala Paul (alias Christopher Mason).
Before they were convicted and sentenced, the convicts pleaded guilty to the one count charge preferred against them separately by the EFCC for their various involvements in cyber crimes.