Sales Rep jailed for 18-months for Internet Fraud in Ekiti
Justice Babs Kwuemi of the Federal High Court sitting in Ado Ekiti, Ekiti State, on Wednesday, convicted
and sentenced, Sales Rep, Adelanke Adesola Abiodun (a.k.a. Richard Lopez, a.k.a. Walker Fabian Gregory)
to 18-months imprisonment for impersonation.
The 25-year-old Adelanke who claimed to be an Accounting graduate from Ekiti State University was
a sales representative with a private company when he was arrested by the Ibadan Zonal Office of
the Economic and Financial Crimes Crime Commission, EFCC, for internet fraud.
He pleaded guilty to one count amended charge preferred against him.
Consequently, the presiding judge convicted and sentenced him to 18-months imprisonment.
Justice Kwuemi thereafter gave a consequential order that he restitutes to his victim, one Frida Thorsdottir
the sum of $1,500 (One Thousand Five Hundred United States of American Dollars), through the EFCC.
He is also to forfeit one iPad and Nokia Torch to the Federal Government of Nigeria.