Internet Fr@ud: Court orders ‘Yahoo boy’ to sweep church as part of his six months of community service
A Federal Capital Territory High Court sitting in Kubwa, Abuja has convicted and sentenced one Chibuike Omemgboji (alias Surajo Ascencio) to six months of community service.
He was convicted on Wednesday, June 15, having pleaded guilty to one count charge of fr@udulent impersonation.
The court, presided by Justice K.N. Ogbonnaya said the convict would have to sweep church as part of the community service.
The charge reads, “That you, Chibuike Marshal Omemgboji (alias Surajo Ascencio) sometime in 2022 within the jurisdiction of this Honorable Court fraudulently che@t when you created social media accounts on Facebook and Instagram, misrepresenting yourself to be Surajo Ascencio upon which one Sarah Vakunta (aka Danne Gibbs) delivered the sum of $4,328 under the pretence that you are in love with her, thereby committed an offense contrary to Section 320(a) of the Penal Code Laws of the Federation of Nigeria (Abuja) 1990 and punishable under Section 322 of the same Law.”