Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu of the Federal High Court sitting in Calabar, Cross River State, has jailed five internet fraudsters.
This was disclosed by the commission in a statement on Wednesday April 26, 2023.
According to the statement, the convicts, whose ages range between 19 and 28 years are Churchill Tam Kridi, Aniekpeno Aniekan John, Samuel Emmanuel Ngozi, Enoch Mfoniso Ofonime and Endurance Friday.
“While Kridi and John were arraigned on separate one-count charge, Friday, Ofonime and Ngozi were arraigned on separate two-count charges, all bordering on impersonation and obtaining by false pretence,” the statement reads.
The Uyo Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Wednesday, April 19, 2023 secured the conviction of the fraudsters.