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Habeeblah Olamilekan
Kwara state polytechnic,ilorin
Masscommunication
Graduate, Nigeria.
EFCC, Ibadan zonal office, on Thursday May 23,
2019, secured the conviction of four internet
fraudsters.

Three of the convicts - Alimi Azeez
Oluwadamilare, Paul Opeyemi Omotunde and
Igberase Hope Odianosen – were tried in the
Federal High Court, Abeokuta Division, while the
other, Okuneye Opeyemi James, was tried at the
Ibadan Division of the court.

Alimi, an NYSC member, and Omotunde, a 2019
graduate from the Federal University of
Agriculture (FUNAAB), were convicted and
sentenced to four months in prison by Justice
Ibrahim Watilat of Federal High Court 1,
Abeokuta.

Also in Abeokuta, Justice Mohammed Abubarkar
of Court 2 jailed Igberase for four months. The
trio were re-arraigned on a one-count amended
charge of criminal impersonation.

Besides sending them to jail, the presiding
judges also ordered that they refund sums of
money, in United States Dollars, to their
respective victims as restitution.

All items recovered from them during their
interrogation are equally to be forfeited to the
Federal Government.

In the same vein, Justice Patricia Ajoku of the
Federal High Court, Ibadan sentenced Okunoye
Opeyemi James (a.k.a. James Kosta) to four
months in prison.

The 24-year-old was facing a one-count amended
charge bordering on fraudulent impersonation.

The court also ordered him to make restitution
of the sum of N889,995, being benefit he derived
from his fraudulent act.

He is similarly to forfeit one Iphone 7, and one
Huawei handset to the Federal Government of
Nigeria.


Source: ngg.ng/2019/05/24/corps-member-funaab-graduate-two-others-jailed-for-internet-fraud/
Corps Member, FUNAAB Graduate, Two Others Jailed For Internet Fraud  - Campus Exposed & Lifestyle

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