Court Jails Two Internet Fraudsters In Ibadan

Justice Patricia Ajoku of the Federal High Court, Ibadan, on Wednesday, December 11, 2019, convicted and sentenced two internet fraudsters to prison, after finding them guilty of charges filed against them by the EFCC, Ibadan office.

Onifade Gideon Idowu and Akinjobi Mumeen were arraigned on an amended charge following plea bargain agreement with the Commission.

The duo were brought before the court on a one-count amended charge bordering on fraudulent impersonation, contrary to Section 22(2)(b)(i) of the Cybercrimes (Prohibition, Prevention etc.) Act, 2015 and punishable under Section 22(2)(b)(iv) of the same Act.