Court Convicts Two for Internet Fraud

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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission EFCC Abuja Zonal Office today June 8, 2021 secured the conviction of the duo of Obadare Obayemi (alias Nancy Jerry 82) and Chinasa Miracle Obida (alias James Hicks Hicks) before Justice C.L. Dabup of the Plateau State High Court, Jos for allegedly defrauding a certain Rose Kate (an American) and Mrs. Jivelyn Senerpida, (a Filipino) of the sums of $929 USD and $1,052USD respectively.


The convicts pleaded guilty to the charges brought against them the EFCC.

In view of their ‘guilty’ plea, Counsel to EFCC, S.N. Robert urged the court to convict and sentence them.

Justice Dabub convicted and sentenced Obida to three months, and Obayemi to one month in prison. However, the Court also gave them the option of fine of N180, 000 (One Hundred and Eighty Thousand Naira and N130,000 (One Hundred and Thirty Thousand Naira) respectively.

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