According to the report that gets to NIGERIA NEWS, A Federal High Court in Abeokuta, Ogun State, managed by Justice Mohammed Abubakar on Thursday, April 11, 2019, indicted and condemned two web fraudsters, Gbenga Oduwole, and Samson Ogunnowo, to five months and four months in jail, individually.
The convicts had conceded to isolate one-count charges favored as a detriment to them by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibadan zonal office, which was results of the requested deal proposed by their legal counselors and consented to by the Commission.
The distinctive charges verge on misrepresentation and pantomime.
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The revised charge against Ogunnowo states:
“That you, Samson Ogunnowo (otherwise known as Joyce; Larry), some of the time in 2019, at Ago Iwoye inside the Abeokuta locale of this Honorable Court, falsely mimicked one Larry, a white Male American Citizen by means of your email: firstname.lastname@example.org sent through a PC framework and system to one Brenda Hardly so as to encourage your getting the total of USD 200 (Two Hundred United States of America Dollars) just and along these lines carried out an offense as opposed to Section 22(3) (b) and culpable under Section 22(4) of the Cyber Crimes (Prohibition, Prevention and so forth) Act, 2015.” .
The one against Oduwole states:
“That you, Gbenga Oduwole approximately the fifteenth of November, 2018 at Ago Iwoye inside the locale of this Honorable Court, sent obscene information through your email address which you enrolled as email@example.com and accordingly perpetrated an offense as opposed to Section 24(1a) ) of the Cyber Crimes (Prohibition, Prevention and so forth) Act, 2015 and culpable under Section 24(1) b of a similar Act.”
The EFCC counsel in the individual cases, Shamsudden Bashir and Mabur Mabas, asked the court to acknowledge the supplication deal understanding and convict the respondents, in like manner.
Equity Abubakar thus indicted and condemned Oduwole to five months in jail with impact from the date of his capture, while Ogunnowo sacked four months in jail, likewise with impact from the date of his capture.