A suspected internet fraudster (locally known as Yahoo boy) has gone viral on social media after a video of him sobbing bitterly about how difficult it is to cash out found its way to the internet.
He was praying for a wealthy client to locate him so that his efforts in his chosen career would not be in vain and he would be able to live like a big boy.
The young man specifically stated that his preference is a wealthy foreign client with a generous heart.
”Omo just 1 rich client with giving heart locate me’‘, he captioned.
See the video below:
In related news, Six internet fraud kingpins: Idris Ibrahim, Oghenewowero Teddy Emmanuel, Hillary Ifeanyi Nwosu, Friday Iwhighuavwe, Abasii Biangake Willie and Richard Welle Chikodi were on Thursday October 27, 2022 convicted and sentenced to various terms by Justices P. M. Ayua, A. T. Mohammed and P. I. Ajoku of the Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt, Rivers State.
They were arraigned by the Port Harcourt Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on a separate one-count charge of impersonation contrary to section 22 (2) b (i) of the Cybercrimes ( Prohibition, Prevention, etc) Act, 2015”.
The charge against Idris reads: “That you, Idris Ibrahim sometimes in September, 2022 at , Warri, Delta State within the within the jurisdiction of this Honourable Court fraudulently represented yourself as investor working with a brokerage platform “trading composure” on WhatsApp business account with intent to gain advantage for yourself and thereby committed an offence contrary to section 22 (2) b (i) of the Cybercrimes ( Prohibition, Prevention, etc) Act, 2015 and punishable under Section 22 (2) (iv) of the same Act”.
Nwosu’s charge reads:”That you, Hillary Ifeanyi Nwosu on or about 4th day of August, 2022, at Rukpokwu and Choba axis in Port Harcourt, did fraudulently represent yourself as one Lucky Duran, a citizen of the United States of America in your Telegram social media account with intent to gain advantage for yourself and committed an offence contrary to section 22 (3) a of the Cybercrimes (Prohibition, Prevention, etc) Act, 2015 and punishable under Section 22 (4) of the same Act”. – Source – EFCC