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Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court sitting in Warri, Delta State, on Tuesday November 23, 2021 convicted and sentenced one Efosa Desmond to two years imprisonment for fraudulent impersonation.

Desmond was arraigned on one count charge by the Benin Zonal Command of the EFCC.

The defendant had sometime in February, 2021 impersonated the identities of James Riches and Jeffery Owen with the intent to defraud one Susan Roggenbuck in contravention of Section 22(2)(b)(i) and (ii) of the Cybercrimes ( Prohibition Prevention, Etc) Act 2015 and punishable under same Act.

Similarly, the Benin Command on Wednesday, 24 November, 2021 secured the conviction of one Marvis Ewemade Etinosa on a count charge of fraudulent impersonation before Justice Efe Ikponmwonba of the Edo State High Court sitting in Benin City , Edo State.

The Etinosa had sometime in February, 2021 impersonated one Williams, a Chinese medical doctor with the intent to defraud, contrary to section 484 of the Criminal Code Law Cap 48, Laws of Bendel State of Nigeria (As applicable in Edo State) 1976 and punishable under the same Law.

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