Cyber fraud: 3 convicted, forfeit N17.2m in Oyo

A Federal High Court sitting in Ibadan, Oyo State has convicted Olashoju Mohammed Abiodun, Eniatimo Oludare Samson and Olaniran Abiodun for internet-related fraud.

Wilson Wilson, head of media and publicity, Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) in a statement on Monday, said the convicts were arraigned on separate one-count charge of offences relating to cyber fraud to which they pleaded guilty.

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Consequently, Justice Agomoh convicted and sentenced Abiodun to nine months imprisonment, Samson to five months imprisonment while Abiodun bagged seven months jail term.

The court also ordered that Samson pay N11, 733, 248.74 warehoused in his First Bank account and N153, 647.67 found in his United Bank of Africa account as restitution.

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