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Internet Fraudster Bags One Year Imprisonment Over N6 Million Scam

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An internet fraudster has been convicted before the Federal High Court in Kano for his involvement in cybercrime.

Daily Report Nigeria gathered that the Kano Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission secured the conviction of the suspect, Daniel Uche Orji on Monday, December 6, 2021.

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In a statement released by the EFCC, Daniel was arrested based on intelligence received on his Internet-related fraud activities, including recruiting young men into cybercrime.

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Upon receipt of the Intelligence, the convict was arrested at his residence. A Mercedes Benz GLK, two laptops, a printer, and an iPhone 12 were recovered from him during the arrest.

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The convict pleaded guilty to the one count charge when it was read to him. In view of his plea, the prosecution counsel asked the court to convict him accordingly.

Consequently, Justice Liman convicted the defendant and sentenced him one-year imprisonment with option of N1, 000,000 (One Million Naira) fine.” the statement read

The court ordered the forfeiture of items recovered from him to the Federal Government.

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