Court sentences fraudster to community service

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An Abuja big boy, Abass Aminu Abdulkareem has been sentenced to community service by the Federal Capital Territory High Court sitting in Kubwa for $27O fraud.

The convict was arraigned before Justice O. I. Adelaja on a one count charge bordering on internet fraud by the Abuja Zonal Command of the EFCC on Tuesday, August 22, 2023.

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The charge read, “That you, Abass Aminu Abdulkareem sometime in 2023 at Abuja within the jurisdiction of the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory cheat by personation when you represented yourself on a Facebook profile page as Jeremiah Lincoln, a citizen of the USA & under that name obtained he sum of $270 from Amanda, a cousin to Jeremiah Lincoln and you thereby committed an offence contrary to Section 321 of the Penal Code Law 1990 anpunishablele under Section 324 of the same Law”.

Justice Adelaja convicted & sentenced him to community service. The convict also forfeits his iPhones 12 Pro and XR to the FG.


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