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Court Jails Two Internet Fraudsters Osemudiamen Aganjile and Ekoh Godswill

Court Jails Two Internet Fraudsters

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Justice Efe Ikponmwonba of Edo State High Court, Benin City on Wednesday January 18, 2023 convicted and sentenced two internet fraudsters to six years imprisonment for fraud.

The duo – Osemudiamen Aganjile and Ekoh Godswill, were arraigned by the Benin Zonal Command of the Commission on separate one count charge of personation and intent to defraud.

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Upon arraignment, the defendants pleaded guilty to their respective charges.

In view of their pleas, prosecution counsel, I.K. Agwa prayed the court to convict and sentence them accordingly. However, the defence counsel, S.A.Aichienede pleaded with the court to temper justice with mercy as the defendants were first-time offenders who have become remorseful for their actions.

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Justice Ikponmwonba convicted and sentenced the duo to three years imprisonment each with an option of N200, 000 (Two Hundred Thousand Naira) fine.

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The convicts are to forfeit their phones and the balance of Three Million, Six Hundred and Seventy Seven Thousand, Nine Hundred and Eighty Six (N3,677,986) found in Aganjile’s UBA and First Bank account; and the sum of N767,677 (Seven Hundred and Sixty Seven Thousand, Six Hundred and Seventy Seven Naira) in Godswill’s Sterling Bank account, being proceeds of crime to the Federal government of Nigeria through the EFCC.

The defendants are to undertake in writing to be of good behaviour henceforth.

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The convicts’ journey to the Correctional Centre began when they were arrested by operatives of the Benin Zonal Command of the EFCC for internet-related offences. They were charged to court and convicted

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Comrade James Ezema is a veteran journalist and media consultant. He is a political strategist. He can be reached on +2348035823617 via call or WhatsApp.


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