Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibadan zonal office, on Wednesday, brought the case of Opeyemi Olasumbo Folarin and Ogunseye Ajibola Olamilekan before Justice Patricia Ajoku of the Federal High Court, Ibadan for fraudulent impersonation.
Folarin, a Higher National Diploma student of The Polytechnic, Ibadan and Ogunseye, who claims to be a student of the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta were both found guilty of impersonation, an offence contrary to section 22(2)(b)(i) and punishable under section 22(2)(b) of the Cybercrime (Prohibition, Prevention, etc) Act.
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Justice Ajoku sentenced Folarin and Dike to six months and seven months custodial sentences respectively.
Furthermore,The judge also ordered that Folarin should forfeit his iPhone XR to the Nigerian government, while Oguseye was ordered to restitute the sum of $700 (about N270, 000) to his victim as well as forfeit his iPhone 6, one Apple series 6 watch, one Apple MacBook, and one PlayStation 4 game pad, to the Nigerian government.