Final Year Student Bags 13 Years Imprisonment Over Internet Fraud In Ondo State (Photo)


A Student of a private university has been imprisoned by a court in Ondo state for defrauding a foreigner.

A Federal High court in Ondo state has jailed a final year student of Business Administration.

The convict is a student of a private university located in Ondo State identified as Fisayo Adetoro.

He was on Thursday found guilty of impersonation, fraud and illegal tax avoidance, and sentenced to cumulative 13 years in jail and N1 million fine.

Adetoro, who was said to be a top of the line competitor on 4.5 Cumulative Grade Point Aggregate, CGPA, was sentenced by Justice Folashade Olubanjo of the Federal High Court 1, Akure, in a criminal body of evidence recorded against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibadan zonal office.

He was initially summoned on January 18, 2017 on a six-tally charge, however argued not-guilty to every one of the charges.

The claims, as per the charge sheet, incorporate erroneously speaking to himself to be Bawa Mohammed Sanni to dupe his exploited people as much as of thousands of United States Dollars.

He was also accused of using the fake name to register for a Nigerian Driver’s Licence bearing his photograph, as well as laundering sums running to millions of naira.

The EFCC, spoke to by Dr. Ben Ubi and Sanusi Galadanchi, called five observers, including two casualties of his illegal tax avoidance exercises, to demonstrate its case, while the blamed called three observers.

In the wake of assessing the contentions on the two sides, the directing judge saw Adetoro as guilty in four of the six charges.

He was condemned to two years falsification of documents (Count 2) and three years for uttering official document (Counts 3 and 4).


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