Man jailed for 235 years for internet fraud


The Uyo Division of the Federal High Court on Wednesday convicted and sentenced Scales Olatunji to 235 years imprisonment for money laundering and internet fraud.Β 

Economic Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), disclosed this in a statement on Wednesday.

Upon the conclusion of Mr Olatunji’s trial, β€œJustice Agatha Okeke convicted and sentenced him to 235years imprisonment for internet fraud and money laundering,” the anti-graft agency said.

The anti-graft agency further explained that Mr Olatunji, whose trial started in 2019, was slammed with 45-count charges bordering money laundering, identity theft and conspiracy. But he pleaded not guilty to the charges.

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Mr β€œOlatunji was arraigned on July 2, 2019 on 45-count charges bordering on identity theft, money laundering and conspiracy,” the EFCC said.


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