Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Benin Zonal Command, on Thursday August 4, 2022 arrested six suspected internet fraudsters in Benin City, Edo State.
The suspects, Thomas Osigbemen, Kennedy Uwuigbe, Osameda Osazee, Enofe Macaulay, Wilfred Ikhireagie and Osayande Prosper, were arrested at their hideout based on actionable intelligence on their alleged criminal activities.
The Kaduna Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC has secured the conviction and sentencing of 14 persons before Justices Darius Khobo and A.A Bello of the Kaduna State High Court on charges of impersonation, Internet and cybercrime.
The convicts are Hammed Olamilekan (aka James Wright), Shina Victor (aka Alecia Moore Pink), Isaac Garba Amos (aka Jeong Ho), AbdulSalam Isiaka (aka. America Smith), Ahmed AbdulRazak (aka Romilda Carlos), Nnabuihe Micheal ( aka Wayne Henderson,Leonard Maxine, Alex issued Lea and Deanne Manly), Bemu Edward David (aka Mike Alexander Valencia), Bemu Eric Praise (aka Lila Anderson), Destiny Maikarfi (aka Dfb-Hack and Rockunlockz), Paul Adebayo, Ambrose Eden Onyemaechi (aka Hugh Jackman), Kamaldeen Abdullahi (aka Amelia Ralf), Collins Mitchell Ojonye (aka Derrick Richie) and Jeremiah Ogbe Emmanuel, Samuel Anakaa and Daniel Saka.
Justice Oluwatoyin Taiwo of the Special Offences Court sitting in Ikeja, Lagos has adjourned the trial of one Osita Ojeah, and his company, Homeland and Overseas Limited for an alleged N139 million fraud till August 18, 2022 for adoption of final written address.
Ojeah is being prosecuted by the Lagos Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC alongside one Anthony Nwosu on a two-count charge bordering on stealing and conspiracy to steal contrary to Sections 278(1)(a), 285 and 409 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2015.
He was first arraigned on Monday, November 30, 2020 and he pleaded “not guilty" to the charges.