The Benin Zonal Command of the EFCC on Thursday May 12, 2022 secured the conviction of five internet fraudsters before Justice Efe Ikponmwonba of the Edo State High Court, Benin City.
The convicts are: Amogie Julius, Omogbon Friday Harry, Osaze Okoro, Lucky Tegiri and Omokhua Destiny.
They were arraigned on one count charge each for fraudulent impersonation and obtaining by false pretence.
They had sometimes between 2020 to 2022, impersonated foreign nationals with intent to defraud unsuspecting members of the public of their hard earned money.
All the defendants pleaded guilty to the charge preferred against them prompting the prosecution counsel, A.A. Ozigbu and KY Bello, to prayed the court to convict and sentence them accordingly.