Fraudster bags one year for N6m fraud in Kano

Justice A.M Liman of the Federal High Court in Kano has sentenced one Daniel Uche Orji to one year imprisonment for retaining proceeds of crimes.

Kano Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission had brought one count charge  against Orji that led to his conviction after he was found to have being recruiting young men into cybercrimes.

Daniel’s journey to prison started following intelligence on his alleged internet-related fraud activities.

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.

The convict pleaded guilty to the one count charge when it was read to him. In view of his plea, the prosecution counsel asked the court to convict him accordingly.

Consequently, Justice Liman convicted the defendant and sentenced him one year imprisonment with option of N1, 000,000 (One Million Naira) fine.

The court ordered the forfeiture of item recovered from him to the Federal Government.