A Federal High Court sitting in Ilorin on Tuesday sentenced four men over offences bordering on cybercrime.
The convicts are Oluwatimileyin Sunday Pelumi; George Ojonugwa Uloko, a student of Federal University, Lokoja; Fatodun Sesan Godspower from Ekiti State; and one Blessing Tope Abejide.
The Ilorin Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) secured the convictions.
The convicts were prosecuted on separate charges.
The presiding Judge, Justice Muhammed Sani, said that the prosecution had proved its case beyond reasonable doubt and pronounced all the convicts guilty.
The judge sentenced Pelumi to three years in prison with option of N200,000 fine, while Godspower bagged two years with an option of N324,817 fine.
The court also ordered that the phones which the convict used to perpetrate the crime be forfeited to the Federal Government.
Uloko was equally sentenced to three years in prison with option of N739,468 fine.
Abejide was sentenced to one year in prison on count one, with option of N100,000 fine and three years in prison on count two with option of N100,000 fine.
They all pleaded guilty to their respective charges.
The prosecutors, Innocent Mbachie and Sesan Ola, reviewed the facts of the cases.
They tendered extra-judicial statements of the defendants, including all the exhibits recovered from them and the court admitted them in evidence.