Yobe State SUBEB recruitment portal
Connect with us

Metro

University Students Lands In Trouble For Engaging In Yahoo Yahoo Business (Photo)

Published

on

Two students of the Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka have been arraigned for engaging in internet fraud.

Operatives of Nigeria’s anti-corruption agency, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission have apprehended two undergraduates suspected to be internet fraudsters.

The two students of Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, have been arraigned on separate one count charge of cybercrime before Justice N.I Buba of the Federal High Court, sitting in Enugu, Enugu State.

One of the students arrested by EFCC

One of the students arrested by EFCC

The students, Genesis Arinze Daniel and Chinedu Ayogu Christopher were docked on Thursday January 21.

They pleaded not guilty to the charges preferred against them by the Enugu Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.

The duo were arrested based on intelligence on their alleged involvement in cybercrimes and obtaining money by false pretences from the unsuspecting victims, mostly foreigners.

Investigation by the EFCC revealed how Genesis created and operated Google and Instagram accounts using stolen identity of Thomas Bradley, a United Kingdom national based in Florida,USA, to defraud other foreigners.

He also created Gmail account; [email protected] which he used to intercept emails messages and chats.

Genesis and Ayogu also engaged in fraudulent online Forex Trading Company.

They also served as ‘pickers’ for syndicate of fraudsters.

In view of the plea of the defendants, the prosecution counsel, Rotimi Ajobiewe asked for a trial date.

I.U. Okenwa, counsel to the students moved motions for their bail.

The motion was not opposed by the prosecution.

Justice Buba, after listening to both counsel admitted the defendants to bail in the sum of One Million (N1,000,000.00) each, and one surety each in like sum.

The Court adjourned the matter till 2 February, 2021 for commencement of trial.

Hot Nigerian Jobs 2020

The views expressed in this article are the writer’s opinion, they do not reflect the views of the Publisher of NEWS 4 NAIJA. Please report any fake news , misinformation or defamatory statements to [email protected]

VIDEO OF THE WEEK : SEX FOR GRADE IN NIGERIA

Blogger, Media PR, Web Designer Advertise Your Products, Promote Your Audio/Video On Our Platform At Very Affordable Price Contact Us Via WhatsApp Only: 07069173969 Send Your BREAKING NEWS/Articles To Us Via WhatsApp: 07069173969

Advertisement
Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Comment moderation is enabled. Your comment may take some time to appear.

Trending News