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Tuesday, 20 February 2018

Court Jails Facebook Fraudster Who Poses as a Lady

Court Jails Facebook Fraudster Who Poses as a Lady

A Facebook fraudster who poses as a lady to defraud unsuspecting users on the platform has been sentenced to one year imprisonment by Justice Muhammad Yahaya of Kano State High Court, on Monday, February 19, 2018.

The man Abubakar Isiaku A.K.A Hajia Fatima was sentenced on a one count charge for the offence of Obtaining by False Pretense brought against him by the Kaduna Zonal Office of EFCC.

Isiaku’s modus operandi is to disguise as a woman to extort money from unsuspecting Facebook users. He was nabbed after he swindled a victim to the tune of about N1.5 million only.

The convict changed his plea to guilty from not guilty during court hearing . He was jailed and ordered to pay the sum of N1.5 million to the nominal complainant as restitution.

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