Nigerian rapper Sauce Kid bags 2 year jail term for stealing over $15,000

Babalola Falemi, popularly known as Sauce Kid aka Sinzu, was sentenced this week to two years in federal prison after stealing $15,388.

According to court documents,Falemi obtained stolen bank card numbers and identifying information for their owners, then encoded the account numbers onto blank plastic cards, Idaho statesman reported.

After using an automated system to change account PINs, he was able to withdraw cash from bank ATMS and buy merchandise from stores between July 23 and 26

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Police arrested the rapper at the Boise Airport as he was about to board a flight. He was nabbed with a card encoding device and most than $6,000 in cash.

Falemi was initially 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 cards.