Justice Joyce Abdulmalik of the Federal Excessive Courtroom, Ibadan Judicial Division, as we speak Monday November 18th, sentenced to six months imprisonment Adeleke Oluwaseyi, a 21-year-old web fraud apprentice.
EFCC in an announcement launched this afternoon, stated Oluwaseyi, was arraigned one a one-count cost of impersonation and was discovered responsible as charged. Oluwaseyi who claimed to be eight months into on-line courting apprenticeship when arrested in June, operated with the identify Patrick Bob, claiming to be an American citizen.
He was initially arraigned on a four-count cost earlier than the counts have been decreased to 1 after sealing a plea cut price association with the EFCC.
The latter depend to which he pleaded responsible on Monday offends Part 22(3) of the Cyber crimes (Prohibition, Prevention, And many others) Act, 2015.
Owing to his ‘guilty’ plea, EFCC’s counsel Ifeanyi Agwu had prayed the courtroom to condemn him in accordance with the content material of the plea cut price association.
Apart from the jail time period, the convict was additionally ordered to restitute $150 USD to his sufferer via the Federal Authorities of Nigeria.
He’ll equally forfeit his Samsung J3, Infinix and Kigtel telephones in addition to his Lenovo laptop computer to the Federal Authorities.