A court in Port Harcourt has jailed two internet fraudsters for scamming victim over N200,000.
The two brothers after they were apprehended
Two brothers identified as Otojareri Governor Lucky a.k.a Sam Lewis and Otojareri President Mayor a.k.a John Jacob Carison have been handed a 5 year jail sentence over a $788 scam.
Lucky and Mayor who were arraigned by the EFCC before Justice J. K. Omotosho of the Federal High Court in Port Harcourt, were found guilty of the one-count charge bordering on obtaining the sum of $788.00(USD) under false pretences.
The anti-graft agency's statement reads in full:
Justice J. K. Omotosho of the Federal High Court, Port Harcourt, has convicted and sentenced two brothers to five years imprisonment for obtaining money under false pretences.
The duo are Otojareri Governor Lucky (a.k.a Sam Lewis) and Otojareri President Mayor (a.k.a John Jacob Carison). Their offences run contrary to Section 1(1)(a) of the Advance Fee Fraud and Other Fraud Related Offences Act, 2006 and punishable under Section 1(3) of the same Act.
Lucky and Mayor were arraigned by thPort Harcourt Zonal office of the EFCC, on Thursday, October 25, 2019 on one-count charge bordering on obtaining the sum of $788.00(USD) under false pretences.