Court Sends Four Internet Fraudsters To Prison In Benin

Four internet fraudsters were on Wednesday April 27, 2022, convicted and sentenced to various jail terms by Justice Efe Ikponmwonba of Edo State High Court, Benin City.

They included Omokhua Bright, Nosakhare Uyi, Endurance Omonefe and Osasenaga Desmond.

The EFCC on one count charge of impersonation and obtaining by false pretence.

The charge against Uyi reads: “that you Nosakhare Uyi sometime in February 2022 in Benin City within the jurisdiction of this Honourable Court with intent to defraud falsely represented yourself as one Carey Stephen Bernard (an American soldier) on the WeChat Platform and you thereby committed an offence contrary to Section 484 of the Criminal Code law Cap 48, Laws of Bendel State of Nigeria (as applicable in Edo State) 1976 and punishable under the same section”.

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