Kaduna Court docket Jails Pretend EFCC Agent, Two Others

Kaduna Court docket Jails Pretend EFCC Agent, Two Others
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The Kaduna Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has convicted and sentenced Abdulazeez Isah to 3 years imprisonment for parading himself as an agent of the anti-graft company.

Abraham Adama and Uzoma Isaac Iwu have been additionally jailed for fraud by Justices Darius Khobo and A. Isiaka of the Kaduna State Excessive Court docket, sitting in Kaduna.

Whereas Justice Isiaka jailed Isah after pleading responsible to one-count cost bordering on impersonation, Justice Khobo handed Adama two years imprisonment for dishonest by impersonating American film star Sylvester Stallone on social media and three years to Iwu for cybercrimes.

The cost in opposition to Isa learn: “That you simply Abdulazeez Isah someday in November, 2023 in Kaduna throughout the jurisdiction of this honourable court docket, dedicated an offence of impersonation to wit: falsely presenting your self as a employees of Financial and Monetary Crimes Fee (EFCC) to most of the people, which pretence you knew to be false and thereby dedicated an offence opposite to and punishable below Part 142(1) of the Kaduna State Penal Code Legislation, 2017.”

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The cost in opposition to Adama learn: “That you simply Abraham Adama (a.ok.a Sylvester Stallone) (m), someday in 2023 at Kaduna throughout the jurisdiction of this honourable court docket, dedicated an offence to wit: dishonest by impersonation if you falsely introduced your self as Sylvester Stallone (an American actor) on a number of on-line social media functions to a number of unsuspecting victims and in that assumed character cheated one Amelia James of the overall sum of $200.00 (Two Hundred USD) and also you thereby dedicated an offence opposite to Part 308 of the Kaduna State Penal Code Legislation of 2017 and punishable below Part 309 of the identical Legislation.”

The cost in opposition to Iwu learn: “that you simply ISAAC UZOMA IWU (a.ok.a manpaulmarkus@gmail.com) on or concerning the 18th of January, 2024 at NITEL Quarters of Sabo Axis, Kaduna State, throughout the jurisdiction of this Honourable Court docket falsely introduced your self as Man Paul Markus and in that assumed character defrauded members of the general public by luring them into investing into Crypto Forex through your e-mail handle, manpaulmarkus@gmail.com and also you thereby dedicated an offence opposite to and punishable below Part 142(1) of the Kaduna State Penal Code Legislation, 2017”.

The three defendants pleaded responsible to their costs after they have been learn to them.

Based mostly on their pleas, EFCC Counsels, M.U Gadaka and Ok.S Ogunlade prayed the court docket to convict and sentence them accordingl
Justice Isiaka convicted and sentenced Isah to 3 years imprisonment or a wonderful of N150,000.00 (One Hundred and Fifty Thousand Naira) whereas Justice Khobo convicted and sentenced Adama to 2 years jail time period with a wonderful choice of N150,000.00 (One Hundred and Fifty Thousand Naira) and Iwu to 3 years imprisonment or a wonderful of N150,000.00 (One Hundred and Fifty Thousand Naira).

Isah bagged his imprisonment by falsely parading himself to unsuspecting members of the general public as a member of employees of the EFCC. Upon arrest, he admitted financing the manufacturing of faux T-shirts, identification playing cards and caps of the Fee that have been present in his possession. Adama impersonated Sylvester Stallone (an American actor) whereas Iwu was imprisoned for indulging in web crimes.

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