Convicted internet fraudster, Akinrinmade Adeniyi, to Forfeit car, laptop and phone


A convicted internet fraudster, Akinrinmade Adeniyi, who was sentenced to three months imprisonment in Abeokuta, is to forfeit his car, a laptop and a cellphone to the Federal Government.

The Economic and Monetary Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibadan Zonal Office, stated it secured the conviction of Adeniyi on Tuesday for impersonation.

He was discovered guilty of the charge preferred against him by Justice Mohammed Abubakar of the Federal High Court, Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital.

The convict had earlier pleaded guilty to the one-rely charge of fraudulent impersonation introduced against him by the EFCC.

However, the court pronounced him guilty of the offence and sent him to jail.

Apart from the jail time period, the Court additionally ordered him to refund the sum of USD 500 to his victim.

He was additionally asked to forfeit his Toyota Lexus ES330, one Techno K7 cellphone, and one HP Laptop to the Federal Government of Nigeria through the EFCC.

The items had been a part of the proceeds derived from his fraudulent act, the EFCC had stated.


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