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EFCC nabs Nigerian criminologist for internet fraud

Tuesday 14 May 2019

EFCC nabs Nigerian criminologist for internet fraud

The EFCC as arrested a certain Adeusi Demola Olatunji, A Nigerian criminologist on charges of internet fraud.

Olatunji who is a graduate of Criminology and Security Services has now been sentenced to four months in prison by Justice P.I. Ajoku of the Federal High Court, Ibadan.

Olatunji who is also known as Piero Luchas, was first arraigned on a six-count charge, which he pled not guilty to.

He was however convicted on a one-count charge which came after a plea-bargain agreement he had with the commission.

The convict was nabbed on February 8, 2019 at Elebu Oja, Ibadan, Oyo State.

The EFCC revealed that the culprit usually presented himself as Piero Luchas, a white man with email address so he could dupe his victims.

The offence contravenes Section 22(3) (b) of the law and is punishable under Section 22(4) of the Cybercrimes (Prohibition, Prevention) Act 2015.

Oatunji was also ordered by the court to refund the sum of$1,800 as restitution to one of his victims as well as forfeit his Infinix phone, iPhone 6 and a Toshiba Laptop to the Federal Government of Nigeria.

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via: Information Nigeria

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