CYBER CRIME: EFCC Arraigns Fashion Designer for Alleged Cyber Crime
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibadan Zonal Office, has arraigned one Oluwarore Omotomiwa Timileyin alias Stephen Kimble, Eldred Lola, on a seven-count charge bordering on forgery, obtaining under false pretence and possession of fake documents.
Oluwarore, who claimed to be a fashion designer, is standing trial before Justice P.I Ajoku of the Federal High Court 1, sitting in Ibadan, Oyo State. The accused reportedly used different false representations online to defraud unsuspecting victims to the tune of $1000.
One of the charges reads That you Oluwarore Omotomiwa Timileyin (a.k.a Stephen Kimble, a.k.a Eldered Lola) sometime in March, 2019, at Ibadan, Oyo State, within the jurisdiction of this Honourable court, had in your possession, documents in your Google Account with email firstname.lastname@example.org false pretence and financial thereby committed an offence contrary to Sections 6 and 8(b) of the Advance Fee Fraud and other Fraud Related offences Act, 2006 and punishable under Section 1(3) of the same Act.
Some of the charges, according to the charge sheet, are contrary to Section 1 (1) (a) and punishable under Section (1) (3) of the Advance Fee Fraud Act No. 14 of 2006.