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Yahoo Boy bags one-year jail term for impersonating Canadian



Yahoo Boy Bags One-Year Jail Term for Impersonating Canadian
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The Kaduna Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC has secured the conviction of one Victory Dennis (aka Lakeisha Andre) before Justice A. A. Isiaka of the Kaduna State High Court on charges bordering on impersonation.

He was arrested at Disney Lounge Night Club, Barnawa, Kaduna following intelligence on his alleged internet fraud-related activities.

Further investigations revealed how he used WhatsApp and Facebook social media platforms to impersonate and represent himself as a perfumer Count one of the charges reads, “that you, Victory Dennis (aka Lakeidha Andre) “M ” sometime in 2022 in Kaduna within the jurisdiction of this Honourable Court, impersonated one Lakeisha Andre, a female Canadian on Facebook and falsely presented yourself as a Marketer of perfume to Gleen Odell and other unsuspecting persons, which you knew to be false, and thereby committed impersonation, an offence contrary to Section 142 (1) of the Penal Code Law, 2017 of Kaduna State and punishable under same law”.

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He pleaded guilty to the charge. Based on his plea, the prosecution counsel, Y.J Matiyak prayed the court to convict him accordingly. Justice Isiaka convicted and sentenced Dennis to one-year imprisonment with the option of N150,000 as fine.

The court further ordered that the convict forfeit the phones used in committing the crime.