Three convicted for internet fraud in Ibadan

Three convicted for internet fraud in IbadanbConviction of three internet fraudsters was at the weekend secured by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibadan Zonal Command.

Those convicted included Sodiq Oluwasegun Adefila, Babamide Anifowoshe and Salaudeen Segun Raqeed.

While Adefila was convicted of impersonation and sentenced to eight months jail term by Justice Patricia Ajoku of the Federal High Court, Ibadan, Anifowoshe and Raqeed were convicted of impersonation and sentenced to six months imprisonment each by Justice Uche Agomoh at the same federal high court.

They had all pleaded guilty to their respective one-count amended charges for the offences which contravened Section 22 (2) (b) (i) of Cybercrimes (Prohibition, Prevention etc.) Act, 2015 and punishable under Section 22 (2) (b) (IV) of the same Act.

Aside the jail term, Adefila was also ordered to make restitution to his victim, one Yolanda Bailey, to the tune of $285 and would forfeit an iPhone 6 Plus mobile phone to the federal government.

Similarly, Raqeed was ordered to restitute his victim in the sums of $160 and N6,000. He would also forfeit one iPhone X Max and an Infinix mobile phone to the federal government.

The third convict, Anifowoshe, was ordered by Justice Agomoh to forfeit one Techno Spark mobile-phone used in committing the crime to the federal government.

YOU SHOULD NOT MISS THESE HEADLINES FROM NIGERIAN TRIBUNE

We Have Not Had Water Supply In Months ― Abeokuta Residents

In spite of the huge investment in the water sector by the government and international organisations, water scarcity has grown to become a perennial nightmare for residents of Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital. This report x-rays the lives and experiences of residents in getting clean, potable and affordable water amidst the surge of COVID-19 cases in the state…  Three convicted for internet fraud in Ibadan

Selfies, video calls and Chinese documentaries: The things you’ll meet onboard Lagos-Ibadan train

The Lagos-Ibadan railway was inaugurated recently for a full paid operation by the Nigerian Railway Corporation after about a year of free test-run. Our reporter joined the train to and fro Lagos from Ibadan and tells his experience in this report…  Three convicted for internet fraud in Ibadan

You might also like
Comments

This website uses cookies to improve your experience. We'll assume you're ok with this, but you can opt-out if you wish. AcceptRead More