Court Jails Internet Fraudsters In Oyo

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibadan Zonal Office, on Monday secured the conviction of three web fraudsters in Ibadan, Oyo State. 

The defendants had been prosecuted earlier than two separate courts, the Federal High Court, Ibadan, and Oyo State High Court.

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Samuel Tanimowo Owolabi, aka Dr. Keilah Forgey, and Akinrinmade Adepoju Sunday had been convicted by Justice Patricia Ajoku of the Federal High Court, Ibadan of fraudulent impersonation, opposite to Section 22 (3) (a) and 22 (2) (a) of the Cybercrimes (Prohibition, Prevention, Etc) Act, 2015, and punishable beneath the identical Act.

Owolabi was sentenced to a 12 months and 7 months imprisonment whereas Akinrinmade bagged three months imprisonment. 

The court docket additionally ordered Owolabi to forfeit a Toyota Lexus RX300 SUV, Toyota Lexus RX330 SUV, one silver colored Macbook air laptop computer, one gray colored Apple sensible wristwatch, two LG TVs, one white colored IPhone X, one white Apple mouse, and two flash drives.

Akinrinmade was ordered by the court docket to forfeit the sum of N986,855: 85k (Nine hundred and eighty-six thousand, eight hundred and fifty-five naira eighty-five kobo) from his GTBank account with quantity 0167977299 and one iPhone 11 Pro Max Plus, to the Federal Government of Nigeria.

In the identical vein, Justice Bayo Taiwo of Oyo State High Court, Ibadan convicted and ordered Azeez Yusuf Akinkunmi to do three months of neighborhood service for one depend of acquiring property by false pretences. 

He was ordered to restitute the sum of $110 (One hundred and ten {dollars}) to his sufferer Mike Anderson, via the EFCC.

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Court Jails Internet Fraudsters In Oyo

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