Two brothers sentenced to 5 years in jail for $788 scam (Photo)

Two brothers sentenced to 5 years in jail for $788 scam (Photo)

EFCC reveals that two brothers arrested for fraud have been sentenced to five years in prison after a Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt.

Two brothers identified as Otojareri Governor Lucky (a.k.a Sam Lewis) and Otojareri President Mayor (a.k.a John Jacob Carison) who were arraigned by EFCC for a one-count charge bordering on obtaining the sum of $788 under false pretense have been sentenced to five years in prison.

Justice J. K. Omotosho of the Federal High Court, Port Harcourt, has convicted and sentenced two brothers to five years imprisonment for obtaining money under false pretences.

The duo are Otojareri Governor Lucky (a.k.a Sam Lewis) and Otojareri President Mayor (a.k.a John Jacob Carison). Their offences run contrary to Section 1(1)(a) of the Advance Fee Fraud and Other Fraud Related Offences Act, 2006 and punishable under Section 1(3) of the same Act.

Lucky and Mayor were arraigned by the Port Harcourt Zonal office of the EFCC, on Thursday, October 25,  2019 on one-count charge bordering on obtaining the sum of $788.00(USD) under false pretences.

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