The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Benin Zonal Office, today, March 27, 2019 secured the conviction of an internet fraudster Usifor Ehis (alias Liu Wei) before Justice M.G.Umar of the Federal High Court sitting in Benin City, Edo State.
Usifor Ehis was convicted on a one count charge of impersonation after he pleaded guilty to the charge. He was said to have impersonated the identity of one Liu Wei on a dating site with intent to obtain money from Miss Mandy Leung, a Taiwanese.
In view of the plea of the defendant, the prosecution counsel, Aso Larry Peters urged the court to convict the defendant accordingly as contained in the plea bargain.
Justice M.G.Umar convicted the defendant and sentenced him to two (2) months imprisonment. The defendant is also to forfeit all assets traced and recovered from him to the victim through the Federal government of Nigeria as proceeds of crime.