Nigerian criminologist, Adeusi Olatunji jailed for Internet fraud (Photo)

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Nigerian criminologist, Adeusi Olatunji jailed for Internet fraud (Photo)

A graduate of Criminology and Security Services, Adeusi Demola Olatunji, has been sentenced to four months in prison after being found guilty of internet-related offence filed against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC Ibadan zonal office.

 

Justice P.I. Ajoku of the Federal High Court, Ibadan, pronounced him guilty of a one-count amended charge of criminal impersonation. Adeusi, otherwise known as Piero Luchas, was originally arraigned on a six-count charge to which he pleaded not guilty.

 

The one-count charge he was convicted of was consequent upon a plea-bargain agreement he later had with the commission. He pleaded guilty to the amended charge when read to him. The convict was arrested on February 8, 2019 at Elebu Oja, Ibadan, Oyo State.
His modus operandi, according to EFCC investigations, was to present himself as Piero Luchas, a white man with email address [email protected],to dupe his victims.

 

The offence is contrary to Section 22(3) (b)…



Linda Ikeji