29 year-old bags 1year jail term for internet fraud

Justice Bayo Taiwo of the Oyo State High Court on Wednesday, sentenced one Wright Shola John to one year imprisonment for fraud.

Wright defrauded an American citizen, Erica Hegge, of the sum of $1,450 (One Thousand, Four Hundred and Fifty United States Dollars).

The 29-year-old, who operated with the pseudonym David Riger, was found guilty of a one-count charge of obtaining money by false pretence filed against him by the EFCC, Ibadan zonal office. The offence runs contrary to Section 419 of the Criminal Code, Cap 38, Laws of Oyo State, 2000.

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