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Sunday, June 30, 2013

Lautech Student gets 3 year jail term for scamming an American of $450

Justice Akintunde Abass on Tuesday, June 25,
2013, at the Oyo State High Court sitting in
Ibadan, Oyo State, convicted and sentenced
Akinluyi Akintunde, a 24 years old Agronomy
undergraduate of Ladoke Akintola University
of Technology, Ogbomoso to 3 years
imprisonment without an option of fine.
Akintunde was arraigned before the court on
March 13, 2013 on a two count charge
bordering on obtaining money under false
pretence. Specifically, he allegedly obtained
the sum of $450.00 from one Robert Jackson
(an American) via Western Union Money
Transfer under a false pretense that he was a
lady. In his judgment, Justice Abass ordered
that the sum of $450 recovered from the
convict be returned to the victim, Robert
Jackson through the United States Consulate
as restitution.
Also, he also ordered that the laptop
recovered from the convict in the course of his
arrest be forfeited to the Federal
Government.

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