Corps Member, Others Convicted For Cyber Crime – EFCC

Corps Member, Others Convicted For Cyber Crime – EFCC

The EFCC has confirmed that it had secured the conviction of four internet fraudsters.


While three of the convicts, Alimi Azeez Oluwadamilare, Paul Opeyemi Omotunde and Igberase Hope Odianosen, were tried in the Federal High Court, Abeokuta Division, while the other, Okuneye Opeyemi James, was tried the Ibadan Division of the court.

Alimi, is a member of the NYSC, and Omotunde, a 2019 graduate of FUNAAB were convicted and sentenced to four months in prison.

Also in Abeokuta, Igberase was sentenced for four months.

In the same vein, Justice Patricia Ajoku of the Federal High Court, Ibadan sentenced Okunoye Opeyemi James (a.k.a. James Kosta) to four months in prison.

Investigations by the Commission revealed that the convict’s modus operandi was to illegally hack into people’s accounts to gain unrestricted access to vital and sensitive information, and covert same to fraudulent use.

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