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Court Orders Forfeiture Of AAU Graduate’s Cars, iPhones To FG 




A Benin High Court on Monday ordered the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to sell a Toyota Venza 2012 model, recovered from a graduate of Biochemistry from Ambrose Ali University, Ekpoma AAU, Osadolor Edomwonyi.


The EFCC charged Edomwonyi with internet fraud.

Delivering judgment, Justice Efe Ikponmwonba, sentenced Edomwonyi to three years imprisonment.


The judge also ordered the forfeiture of an iPhone 13 Promax, recovered from the convict .

He also ordered that balances in his Opay account, Kids Bank account and Access bank with which he was charged and convicted to the Federal Government through EFCC and the accounts be parmanently closed.


The convivt prayed the court for a plea bargain agreement.

Ikponmwonba, however, gave him an option of fine in the sum of N100,000.


Earlier, the EFCC counsel, Mr I K Agwaisaid the convict committed an offence contrary to the provisions of sections 6 and 8 (b) of the advance free fraud and other fraud-related offences Act 2006 and punishable under section 1(3) of the same Act

The prosecutor said that in a plea bargain agreement, Edomwonyi pleaded guilty to the one-count charge of possession of fraudulent documents (NAN)


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