NIGERIAN RAPPER, SAUCE KID ARRESTED AND SENTENCED TO PRISON IN THE US

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SAUCE KID, UNITED STATES, NIGERIAN RAPPER

Nigerian rapper Babalola Falemi popularly known as Sauce Kid has been sentenced to two years in prison in America for credit card theft.

Sauce Kid has been accused of stealing $15,388 from bank card numbers in Boise and Meridan.

Sauce kid who relocated to the United States was said to have stolen over 15 bank cards, encoded the bank numbers into blank cards, changed the PINs and withdrew cash from ATMs

The rapper,, who seemed to have taken a break from the music scene was arrested while boarding a flight at Boise Airport in Idaho, United States of America.

He was accused of encoding stolen credit card numbers onto blank plastic cards.

The police said he was able to withdraw cash from bank ATMs and bought merchandise from stores between July 23 and 26, 2016.

All of the transactions allegedly took place at Boise ATMs owned by Idaho Central Credit Union and at Albertsons stores in Meridian.

The rapper was caught with a card-encoding device and more than $6,000 in cash, the police said.

According to Idaho Statesman, Sauce Kid pleaded guilty to one of the counts of aggravated identity theft, after which other charges were dismissed.

He was also placed on one year of supervised release after he might have served his prison term.

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