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Salesman Bags 18 Months Imprisonment For Involvement In Internet Fraud In Ekiti State
Salesman Bags 18 Months Imprisonment For Involvement In Internet Fraud In Ekiti State

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Federal High Court judge in Ado Ekiti, Ekiti State, Justice Babs Kwuemi, during a sitting on Wednesday, January 27, 2021, convicted and sentenced one Adelanke Adesola Abiodun (a.k.a. Richard Lopez/ Walker Fabian Gregory) to 18-months behind bars for impersonation.

The 25-year-old convicted fraudster who claimed to be an Accounting graduate from Ekiti State University was a sales man with a private firm when he was apprehended by the Ibadan Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Crime Commission, EFCC, for internet fraud, the agency said in a statement.

He begged guilty to one count amended charge leveled against him and convicted and sentenced to 18-months imprisonment.

Justice Kwuemi also gave a consequential order that he restitutes to his victim, one Frida Thorsdottir the sum of $1,500 (One Thousand Five Hundred United States of American Dollars), through the anti-graft agency, EFCC.

He is also to forfeit one iPad and Nokia Torch to the FG of Nigeria, EFCC said.

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