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Rapper, Sinzu bags two years in prison for identity theft

By Sewe Ishola,

Nigerian rapper, Sinzu, formerly known as Sauce Kid, has been sentenced to two years in  a federal prison after he pleaded guilty to aggravated identity theft.

Sinzu, whose real name is Babalola Falemi confessed to obtaining stolen bank card numbers and identifying information for their owners.

 

He was charged with conspiracy to commit bank fraud, eight counts each of bank fraud and aggravated identity theft, and possession of 15 or more fraudulent bank card, according to Idaho Statesman.

He pleaded guilty to one of the counts of aggravated identity theft and in exchange for his guilty plea, prosecutors dismissed the other counts.

He was also placed on one year of supervised release after his prison term.

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