Justice E .A. Obile of the Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt, Rivers State has convicted and sentenced Nnaemeka Chinedu (a.k.a. Gibson George) to two years imprisonment for impersonation.
He was convicted on Tuesday, May 10, 2022 after pleading “guilty” to one- count charge bordering on impersonation upon his arraignment by the Port Harcourt Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.
Two internet fraudsters, Humphrey Omosivie and Tony Imalele were on Wednesday May 11, 2022 convicted and sentenced to prison by Justice Efe Ikponmwonba of Edo State High Court sitting in Benin City.
The duo were arraigned by the Benin Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on separate one count charges of impersonation and obtaining by false pretence.
Omosivie and Imalele fraudulently impersonated one Nicole, a Canadian citizen, and Anthony Miller, a citizen of the United States of America, respectively with intent to obtain money from unsuspecting members of the public.
The Maiduguri Zonal Commander of the EFCC, Shuaibu Umar on Wednesday, May 11, 2022 called for the deepening of friendship and collaboration between the Command and the Borno State Command of the Nigeria Police. Her made the appeal when he visited the Borno State Command of the Nigeria Police Force as part of his familiarization tour of sister agencies in the Command.
The Commander was accompanied on the visit by Deputy Director, Legal and Prosecution, DCE Ojogbane Amade Johnson.