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EFCC Secures Convictions Of Two Internet Fraud In Ogun

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By Richard Thomas, Ibadan

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Ibadan Zonal Command, on Wednesday, secured the conviction of Musiliu Sodiq Dolapo (aka Wilson Janet) and Olawuyi Olanrewaju Ridwan for fraudulent impersonation.

The duo were prosecuted before Justice Joyce Abdulmalik of the Federal High Court, Abeokuta on separate one-count amended charge of fraudulent impersonation, contrary to Section 22 (2)(b)(i) and punishable under Section 22 (2)(b) of the Cybercrime  (Prohibition, Prevention, Etc) Act, 2015.

According to a statrment by Wilson Uwujaren, Head of Media and Publicity of the commission, they were convicted and sentenced to nine months imprisonment each.

In addition to prison terms, the convicts were ordered to pay restitution to their victims: Musiliu, is to $340 and Olawuyi $400

Musiliu also forfeits one IPhone 11 Pro max and one itel phone to the Federal Government, while Olawuyi forfeits an iPhone 11 and one Bluetooth speaker to the Federal Government.

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