Corps member to continue serving his fatherland from jail for 2yrs over sex scam

The Kwara State High Court, Ilorin, on Monday, June 21, sentenced a National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) member, Oyeyemi Caleb, to two years imprisonment for a romance scam.

Oyeyemi, 21, was arrested by the EFCC on March 16. The commission said Oyeyemi posed as a white online prostitute to defraud one Wilson (a white man) to the tune of $100 (N41k) to offer him sex.

Justice Adenike Akinpelu, who delivered the verdict when hearing resumed on the case, sentenced the convict to one-year imprisonment on each of the two charges.

The sentences are to run concurrently.
“The plea of guilt entered by the defendant is a total admission to the crime,” she said. The judge ordered that his phones and bank draft of N80,000 which he gave to the EFCC be forfeited to the Federal Government.

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