Yahoo boy’s mother sentenced to five years imprisonment in Edo

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Debest Osarumwense, mother of an internet fraudster, Endurance Osarumwense, was on Tuesday, March 29, sentenced to five years imprisonment by Justice M. S. Shuaibu of the Federal High Court sitting in Benin City.

 

Debest was arraigned by the Benin Zonal Command of the Commission on a one count charge for aiding her son to receive the sum of N91,296,150 (Ninety One Million, Two Hundred and Ninety Six Thousand, One Hundred and Fifty Naira) being proceeds of his criminal activities.

 

The charge against her reads: “that you, Debest Osarumwense (f) sometime between 2nd January 2020 and December 2021 in Edo State within the jurisdiction of this Honourable Court did take possession of the total sum of N91,296,150.00(Ninety One Million, Two Hundred and Ninety-six Thousand, One Hundred and Fifty Naira) knowing that same represent proceeds of Endurance Osarumwense (your son) criminal conduct to wit: cybercrime and thereby committed an offence contrary to and punishable under Section…



Source: Linda Ikeji