The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Ibadan zonal office on Tuesday, March 23, 2021, secured seven convictions before Justice Mohammed Abubakar of the Federal High Court, Abeokuta, Ogun State, and Justice Bayo Taiwo of the Oyo State High Court, Ibadan, Oyo State.
The convicts are: Oshoboke Sasaeniyan Joseph, Disu Faruk Timileyin,Lawal Emmanuel Olajide,Oyebanji Olabisi Oluwafemi, Adeleke kehinde Abdulhafeez, Adebola Adedare Temitope and Opeyemi Adedamola.
They were convicted for fraudulent impersonation, contrary to section 22(2) (b) (i) and (ii) of the Cybercrime (Prohibition, Prevention, Etc.) Act, 2015 and sentenced to various jail terms.
They all pleaded guilty to the one-count charge of impersonation separately filed against them by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibadan zonal office.
Their ‘guilty’ plea was part of the plea bargain agreement with the Commission.