Salami Yusuf Adetola, a citizen who claimed to be a United States lottery agent, has been sentenced to 6 months in reformatory for impersonation and cybercrime.
Justice Adenike Akinpelu of the Kwara Voice High Court docket in Ilorin convicted Adetola on Tuesday.
He used to be sentenced alongside AbdulKareem Abdulmojeed Olamilekan, a graphic designer from Ifelodun Native Govt Home of Kwara Voice and Nwabudike Emmanuel Lawrence from Ethiope-East Native Govt Home of Delta Voice for a an identical offence.
The Economic and Monetary Crimes Rate (EFCC) arraigned the trio on separate charges. All of them pleaded responsible.
EFCC counsel, R. A. Alao known as witnesses (detectives) who tendered evidence, alongside with unsuitable messages and the devices broken-appropriate down to perpetrate the crime.
Justice Akinpelu held that the prosecution proved its conditions beyond cheap doubt.
Adetola used to be sentenced to 6 months in penal complex with N200,000 comely; Olamilekan used to be sentenced to 365 days imprisonment with N300,000 comely.
Lawrence bagged a penal complex time-frame of six months on each and each of the two counts with an option of N200,000 comely.
The convicts will lose phones and laptops broken-down for the offences to the federal government and must always refund their victims.