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Serial Fraudsters Jailed For Love Scam

Three men have been arraigned in court by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and have been convicted for cybercrime and attempted.

The convicts are Ayinde Qudus Olayemi, Ademola Samuel and Abdulazeez Faruk.

Justice Sikiru Oyinloye of the Kwara State High Court in Ilorin convicted and sentenced the defendants to various jail terms.

Ayinde, Ademola and Abdulazeez, arraigned on separate charges, pleaded guilty to their charges.

Sesan Ola, Innocent Mbachie and Rasheedat Alao prosecuted the case for the EFCC.

They drew the attention of the court to the plea bargain agreements entered by the defendants and tendered their confessional statements and other incriminating items.

Justice Oyinloye held that the prosecution proved its case beyond reasonable doubt.

Ayinde was sentenced to one year imprisonment on count one with option of fine of N100,000; one year imprisonment on count two with option of fine N300,000, and one year imprisonment on count three with option of fine of N300,000.

Ayinde’s IPhone 12 pro max used in perpetrating the crime and the manager’s cheque (bank draft) of N450,000, which he raised as restitution to his victims, will be forfeited to the Federal Government.

Ademola got one year imprisonment on count one with option of fine of N200,000, and one year imprisonment on count two with option of fine of N300,000.

His iPhone 11 pro, a black laptop used to perpetrate the crime and a bank draft of N215,000, raised as restitution to his victims, will be forfeited to the Federal Government.

Abdulazeez was sentenced to one year imprisonment with an option of fine of N350,000.

The judge ordered that the convict’s gold iPhone used to perpetrate the crime and $326 he benefited from the crime be forfeited to the Federal Government.

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