Fraudster gets one-year jail term for N6 million fraud in Kano
Story from Shafa’atu DAUDA, Kano
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Kano State Zonal Command on Monday, secured the conviction of one Daniel Uche Orji before Justice A.M Liman of the Federal High Court sitting in Kano on a one-count amended charge of retention of proceeds of crime.
According to EFCC, Daniel’s journey to prison started following intelligence on his alleged Internet-related fraud activities, including recruiting young men into cybercrime.
The commission said upon receipt of the Intelligence, the convict was arrested at his residence. A Mercedes Benz GLK, two laptops, a printer and an iPhone 12 were recovered from him during the arrest.
Consequently, Justice Liman convicted the defendant and sentenced him to one-year imprisonment with an option of N1, 000,000 (one million naira) fine.
The court ordered the forfeiture of items recovered from him to the Federal Government.