The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Abuja Zonal Office, yesterday, secured the conviction of one Idunwoyi Osaigbovo before Justice D. Z. Senchi of a Federal Capital Territory, FCT, High Court sitting in Jabi, on a two-count charge bordering on love scam.
Osaigbovo was alleged to have fraudulently obtained money from two Caucasian women, Ms. Helen and Kathy Jackson by posing online as William Robert, a Caucasian Engineer.
He pretended to be in a love relationship with both women which made them trust him. He allegedly obtained the total sum of $1,900 in Bitcoins.
One of the counts reads: “That you, Idunwoyi Bright Osaigbovo, sometimes in 2018 in Abuja within the judicial division of the honourable court pretended that you were WILLIAM ROBERT a male Caucasian engineer, with email firstname.lastname@example.org and obtained the sum of $700 from one Helen on two occasions from one Kathy Jackson in Bitcoin in the guise of being in a romantic relationship with her and thereby committed an offence under Section 322 of the Penal Code. Read more>>>>>