Internet fraudster nabbed by EFCC, jailed for $26,020 and N104m Love scam

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Abuja Zonal Command, has arraigned a “yahoo boy,” or internet fraudster, identified as Aiosa Kelvin Orhue, before Justice C.E. Nwecheonwu of the FCT High Court, Kuje, Abuja on a three count charge bordering on love scam.

Aiosa Kelvin Orhue

The commission, in a statement, said that Orhue pleaded guilty to the charge as at the time of arraignment. Thus, Justice Nwechonwu convicted and sentenced the defendant to a one-year prison term with an option of fine of N1,000,000 (One Million Naira) only.

The judge added that he is also to forfeit a three-bedroom semi-detached duplex located in Edo state, a Lexus E350 saloon, the sum of N19,000,000 (Nineteen Million Naira Only) domiciled in a Zenith Bank Account number 2256646614, all furniture in the aforementioned house, the sum of $1,858.67 (One Thousand, Eight Hundred and Fifty Eight Dollars, Sixty Seven Cents) domiciled in an Access Bank account number 1605720548, the sum of $1,000 (One Thousand Dollars only) domiciled in another Access Bank account number 1478704498, as well as iPhone 13 Pro Max and Samsung A31 handsets.

The court also added that all items are to be forfeited to the Federal Government in compensation to the victim.