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Court Orders ‘Yahoo Boy’ To Sweep Church For Six Months As Punishment

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An internet fraudster, popularly known as Yahoo boy has been ordered by a high court to sweep a church as his punishment.

The defendant identified as Surajo Ascencio was convicted on Wednesday, June 15 after pleading guilty to a one count charge of fraudulent impersonation.

Presiding judge, Justice K.N. Ogbonnaya sentenced the convict, Chibuike to sweep a church as part of his community service.

The charge sheet reads;
That you, Chibuike Marshal Omemgboji (alias Surajo Ascencio) sometime in 2022 within the jurisdiction of this Honorable Court fraudulently cheat 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.”

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