Court jails two internet fraudsters in Edo State. Thenigeriafm.com news Today July 9, 2021, Justice Efe Ikponmwonba of the Edo State High Court, Benin City, convicted and sentenced two
Court jails two internet fraudsters in Edo
Internet fraudsters, Theophilus Marvis Nnana and Samuel Oboh to two years imprisonment for both of them which was presented by EFCC to the court of law. Court jails two internet fraudsters in Edo State
both of them were arraigned on one count charge each of impersonation contrary to and punishable under section 484 of the Criminal Code Cap 48 Laws of Bendel State of Nigeria (As applicable in Edo State) 1976 and punishable under the same section.NIN Registration enrollment in Nigeria and Needs
The charge against Nnana reads:” that you Theophilus Marvis Nnana (a.k.a Tony Gardner) on or about 9th day of March, 2021, in Benin City, Edo State within the jurisdiction of this Honourable Court did with intent to defraud, falsely represented yourself to be Tony Gardner by using Facebook Account address via the email firstname.lastname@example.org and thereby committed an offense”.
The both defendants pleaded guilty to the charges levied against them
In view of their plea, the prosecution counsel, Austin Ozigbu prayed the court to convict and sentence the defendants accordingly. However, counsel to the defendants, John Okhuihievbe and Bridget Ambrose pleaded with the court to temper justice with mercy.
Justice Ikponwonba convicted and sentenced the defendants to two (2) years imprisonment each with an option of Two hundred thousand naira ( N200,000 ) fine. EFCC