Fraudster Jailed Four Years Over N75m Scam-EFCC

By Wilson Uwujaren

Justice Abdulahi Shuaibu of the Federal High Court Kaduna, on Friday May 18th, 2012 sentenced a fraudster, Okeke Oscar Nkem to four years imprisonment for attempting to obtain the sum of $ 500,000 by false pretence.

The convict was dragged to court by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC in June, 2008 after being arrested at Timasys Cybercafé, Owerri, Imo state in a nation-wide raid code-named ‘Operation Cyberstorm 1’.

When he was arraigned, the convict pleaded not guilty to the two-count charge.

Okeke’s trouble started when he was arrested at a cybercafé in Ikenegbu area of Owerri, Imo State behind a computer system with a document titled ‘GET RICH QUICK’, in which he claimed to be one Mark Wrangle, a manager of an Australian bank.

In the said document, he was requesting the recipient to claim the sum of $500,000 (Five Hundred Thousand US Dollars) which he claimed belonged to a deceased person.

In another document titled “REQUEST TO TRANSFER $450,000 TO YOUR ACCOUNT”, the convict claimed to be Emeka Henry, an accountant with Oceanic Bank and was soliciting the use of recipient’s account details to transfer the sum of $450 (Four Hundred and Fifty Thousand US Dollars) which was supposedly stolen from state treasury.

EFCC in prosecuting the case called one witness and tendered several documents.

Justice Shuaibu while convicting the accused person stated the jail term would start counting from the date of Okeke’s arrest.

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