One Mrs. Debest Osarumwense has been sentenced to five years imprisonment in Benin, the Edo capital.
She is the mother of Endurance Osarumwense, an alleged internet fraudster a.k.a. ‘Yahoo boy’.
Justice M. S. Shuaibu of the Federal High Court in Benin delivered judgement on Tuesday.
The Economic and Financial Crimes (EFCC) prosecuted her on a one count charge for aiding her son.
The mum was found guilty of receiving N91,296,150 “being proceeds of his criminal activities”.
The judge convicted and sentenced Debest after she pleaded “guilty” upon arraignment by the anti-graft agency.