,FBI Wanted Scammer Jailed One Year For $5,000 Fraud

Justice Oluwatoyin Taiwo of the Special Offence court sitting in Ikeja, Lagos has sentenced one Abdulrauf Alade Owolabi to one-year imprisonment, with an option of N250,000 for being in possession of false documents and obtaining money by false pretense to the tune of $5,000.

The convict was arraigned on a two-count charge by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Lagos Zonal office, on Thursday, February 6, 2020, following his arrest in connection to a case reported against him during an operation tagged “Operation Rewired” between the Commission and the Federal Bureau of Investigations, FBI.

One of the counts reads:

“ That you, Abdulrauf Alade Owolabi, sometime in 2018 in Lagos, within the jurisdiction of the court, and with intent to defraud, represented yourself as Courtney Lopez and defrauded one John Howard,

an American Citizen, an aggregate sum of $5,000 under the pretext that you are in love with him and made a promise of marriage,

a representation you knew to be fraud and committed an offense contrary to Sections 1 (3) of the Advance Fee Fraud and other Fraud Related Offences Act No: 14 of 2006.”

Comments

19 responses to “,FBI Wanted Scammer Jailed One Year For $5,000 Fraud”

  1. Sulaimon Olamide says:

    Thanks for the update

  2. Okafor Ujunwa Francisca says:

    OK

  3. Yusuf Biodun says:

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  7. Ezeh Ejike Godreigneth says:

    Every one should stay away from those criminal activity

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    Ok

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  18. ANUOLUWAPO SUNMOLA says:

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