Justice Efe Ikponmwonba of Edo State High Court sitting in Benin City, on 24th of October, 2023 and 25, 2023 convicted and sentenced 13 internet fraudsters to prison for fraud.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC on Saturday, 28th of October, 2023 made this known on its Facebook handle.
The convicts are Eboh Chukwuma, Omozuafo Collins, Elect Osayuwu, Omorogbe Christian, Odiete Timothy, Odede Enitome Patrick and Benjamin Kennedy Ese.
Others include Ayodele Eugene, Eric Onwusiwekwu, Bolum Ogechukwu, and Courage Sule.
They were jailed after pleading guilty to one charge bordering on possession of proceeds of crime and unlawful possession of fraudulent documents.
Delivering the verdict, Justice Ikponmwonba convicted and sentenced Odukwe, Patrick, Christian , Osayuwa, Collins, Onyeka, Eugene, Onwusiwekwu, Chukwuma, Ogechukwu and Sule to three years imprisonment each, with an option of fine of N200,000.
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