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3 Internet Fraudsters Jailed For 9 Years In Benin As EFCC Arrests 9 Others In Abuja



The Benin Zonal Command of the EFCC has secured the conviction and sentencing of three internet fraudsters.

The convicts are Osama Abraham Obasohan, Okunnuwa Moses and Osalenlen Celestine. reports that the convicts were sent to prison by Justice M. Itsueli of the Edo State High Court, Benin City, on Monday, August 29, 2022.

They all pleaded guilty to one-count separate charge bordering on possession of documents containing false pretence and retention of illegal proceeds of crime.

Similarly, operatives of the Abuja Zonal Command of the EFCC have arrested nine (9) suspected internet fraudsters in a sting operation.

The suspects are Bassey Sunday Junior, Samson Zachariah, Ogonyi Jeremiah, Sunday Martins, Austin Yayison, Wilson Chinaza, Emmanuel Adeyi, Samuel Mark and Emmanuel Bassey.


They were arrested on Tuesday, August 30, 2022 at Voque Hotel in the Mararaba Area of Abuja for alleged involvement in cybercrimes.

Thirteen (13) phones, three laptops and a Harman/Kardon music box were recovered from them.

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