Internet Fraudster Bags Two Year Imprisonment


Justice P. I. Ajoku of the Federal High Court, Benin City on Thursday March 30, convicted and sentenced one Obinna Nnamdi, an internet fraudster to two years imprisonment for offences bordering on conspiracy and obtaining by false pretence.
The convict who was arraigned on February 19, 2013 on a two count charge was found guilty on both counts and sentenced to two years imprisonment on each of the count. The sentences are to run concurrently.
In proof of it case, the Commission called two witnesses and tendered about 15 exhibits while the defence called only one witness.
Justice Ajoku in her judgment said the Commission proved its case beyond all reasonable doubt and therefore convicted the accused accordingly.
The Convict is one of the several suspected internet fraudsters handed over to the Commission by the 4th Brigade of the Nigeria Army, Benin City on January 22, 2013. Two others suspects, Osagie Aghedo Bliss and Amegor Ovenseri have been convicted and sentenced by the court.

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