CYBERCRIME: 5 Internet Fraudsters Bag 6-Months Imprisonment in Kwara
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Ilorin Zonal Office on Tuesday secured the convictions of five persons prosecuted for their involvements in offences bordering on internet fraud and other fraud related offences. The five convicts were sentenced to six months imprisonment each in their separate charges brought against them before Justice Sikiru Oyinloye and Justice Mahmood Abdulgafar of the Kwara State High Court sitting in Ilorin.
The convicts are, Olamide Ijisesan, Ogundowole Tolulope, Abdullahi Abubakar, Chilaka Dickson and Olayiwola Azeez. They had pleaded guilty to their separate charges levelled against them by the anti-graft body. Prosecuting counsel, Blessing Akinsola told the court that the defendants approached the Commission for plea bargain agreements and urged the court to convict them according to the agreement. The sentences were without options of fine.