Justice Ibrahim Watilat of the Federal High Court, Abeokuta, Ogun State, jailed four internet fraudsters for criminal impersonation.
Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibadan zonal office, prosecuted Wariz Akintunde, Moses Olamilekan Dosumu, Richard Adegbite and Smith Enitan Adetayo to various months in prison.
However, all of them pleaded guilty to the criminal impersonation charge.
Akintunde and Adegbite were sentenced to four months in prison, with an option of N100,000 each effective from June 22, 2020.
Dosumu earned two months jail term with an option of N50,000, while Adetayo was sentenced to five months in prison without an option of fine, effective from June 22, 2020.
Justice Ibrahim, then ordered Akintunde, Dosumu and Adetayo to restitute the sums of $700, $375 and N39,000 to their respective victims through the Federal Government of Nigeria.