Justice Babangana Ashigar of the Federal High Court, Ilorin has sentenced the duo of Abdullahi Ibrahim and Ezedigboo Paschal to four months imprisonment respectively without an option of fine for internet fraud.

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Benin Zonal office, on November 22 , 2019  secured the convictions  of nine internet fraudsters  before Justice  Emeke Nwite of the Federal High Court sitting in Warri,  Delta State.

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Uyo Zonal Office on Thursday, November 21 and Friday, November 22, 2019 respectively arrested seven suspected internet fraudsters at two separate locations in Calabar, Cross River State, capital.

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Friday November 22, 2019, before Justice Okon Abang, of the Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, presented its first prosecution witness (PW1), one Mairo Abdulahi Bashir, against Faisal Abdulrasheed Maina, son of the former Chairman of the Pension Reform Task Team, Abdulrasheed Maina. Faisal is being prosecuted on three criminal counts of receiving proceeds of unlawful activities using a fictitious name.

Justice Mobolaji Olajuwon of the Federal High Court, Makurdi, Benue State on Friday, November 22, 2019, sentenced one Iorlumun Reuben to six months imprisonment with N50,000 (Fifty Thousand Naira) option of fine.

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Makurdi Zonal Office, on Friday, November 22, 2019, arraigned one Amos Richard Chimaobi, a compliance and internal control staff of Union Bank Plc and, his employer, Union Bank Plc before Justice Mobolaji Olajuwon of the Federal High Court, Makurdi, Benue State.

The Acting Chairman, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu, on Friday November 22, 2019 said the fight against corruption was on a positive trajectory as corrupt elements no longer flaunt their ill-gotten wealth as was the case in the past.

Justice Mobolaji Olajuwon of the Federal High Court, Makurdi, Benue State on Friday, November 22, 2019 sentenced one Ajene Mathew Adikwu, 22 to one year imprisonment with a N100,000 (One Hundred Thousand Naira) option of fine for obstruction of cyber crime inquiry against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, contrary to Section 46 (a) and (b) of the Cyber crime (Prohibition) Act 2015 and punishable under Section 46 (b) of the same Act.

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC,  Benin  Zonal office,  on Thursday November 21, 2019 secured the conviction of two brothers, Wisdom Onojiolou and Omorodion Onojiolou before Justice M.G Umar of the Federal High Court sitting in Benin, Edo State on a two count charge of intent to defraud and obtaining under false pretense.

The trial of two officials of Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Mainasara Malami and Emmanuel Salihu continued on Thursday, November 21, 2019 before Justice Umar Dogon Daji of the Sokoto State High Court, Sokoto, with a prosecution witness, narrating how he was scammed with a fake job offer by one of the defendants.