In News by Oluwaseun Samuel on the 01st, October, 2020

Photograph Of Two Siblings, 4 Others Jailed For Web Fraud In Sokoto

Photo Of Two Siblings, Four Others Jailed For Internet Fraud In Sokoto

The internet fraudsters sentenced to prison by a court

The web fraudsters sentenced to jail by a court docket

 

A Sokoto State Excessive Court docket has sentenced two siblings recognized as Chukwuka popularly often called Manfred, and Shedrack Nwanaforo to 10 years and 6 months’ imprisonment over web fraud.

 

The court docket presided over by Justice M.S Sifawa convicted alongside 4 others, Henry Uche, aka Andrew Tucker James; Okereke Daniel; Iyiola Azuka; and Onyeiwu Chibuike, aka Jonathan Stavidris.

 

It was additional learnt that the convicts have been arraigned earlier than the court docket by the Financial and Monetary Crimes Fee on separate counts bordering on conspiracy and dishonest.

 

All of them pleaded responsible to the fees.

 

Uche was sentenced to 10 years with an choice of N1m high quality by Justice Sifawa following the plea of the convicts.

 

The court docket ordered Uche to return the sums of €three,934 and $17,691.25 to his sufferer by the EFCC and the Federal Bureau of Investigation liaison at the US of American Consulate, Lagos.

 

Based on a press release by the Head of Media and Publicity, EFCC, Wilson Uwujaren, Daniel was sentenced to 5 years and 6 months in jail on the 2 counts he was charged with, with an choice of N100,000 high quality on every rely.

 

Daniel was additionally ordered to return the sum of €300 to his sufferer.

 

Azuka was sentenced to 10 years’ imprisonment with an choice of N1m high quality and ordered to return the sum of €1,545 to his sufferer, whereas Chibuike and Chukwuka have been jailed for 10 years every with an choice of N1m high quality every; they have been additionally ordered to return the sum of €5,000 or its equal in naira to their victims by the EFCC.

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Chukwuka, who had earlier been jailed for 10 years by the court docket, was additionally sentenced to a different six months’ imprisonment alongside his brother, Shedrack, with an choice of high quality within the sum of N100,000.

 

One of many prices learn, “That you simply, Henry Chukwuma Uche, aka Andrew Tucker James, a Nigerian nationwide, someday between 2018 and 2020 at Sokoto, inside the jurisdiction of the Sokoto State Excessive Court docket, dishonestly represented your self to 1 Carle Margarida Brito Santos, a international nationwide resident in Portugal, to be one Andrew Tucker James of the US of America’s Marines deployed in Afghanistan and in that, induced her in a love rip-off to pay you the sum of €three,934 by your Entry Financial institution greenback account and the sum of $17,691.25 by your Polaris Financial institution greenback account, thereby dedicated the offence of dishonest opposite to Part 310 of the Sokoto State Penal Code Legislation, 2019, and punishable below Part 311 of the identical regulation.”

 

 

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