LAUTECH Student Bags Six Months Jail Term for Love Scam
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibadan Zonal Office, on Monday, February 22, 2021, secured the conviction of one Oluwatoyin Henry before Justice Sherifat Adeyemi of the Oyo State High Court, sitting in Ibadan, Oyo State on one count of obtaining by false pretence.
The convict, who claimed to be a student of the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomosho pleaded guilty to the amended charge after a plea bargain agreement with the prosecution.
Based on his plea, he was convicted and sentenced to six months in prison.
He was also ordered to restitute the sum of $1,200 USD (One Thousand Two Hundred United States of American Dollars) to his victim, and forfeit his iPhone 11, one Infinix Hot 5 and a Nokia phone to the Federal Government of Nigeria.