The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, )EFCC) the Port Harcourt Zonal Office, on Monday, May 13, 2019 secured the of one Wasiu Rasak and three others on an alleged internet fraud at a Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt, Rivers State.
The convicts are: Wasiu Rasak, Chinedu Jude Abah, Rome Steven Itimi and Richard Uduma.
They were all convicted and sentenced to six months imprisonment each by Justice M.I. Sani.
Wasiu Rasak was arraigned on a one-count charge bordering on money laundering.
The charge reads: “That you, Wasiu Rasak, sometime in July 2018, at Port Harcourt within the Port Harcourt Judicial Division of the High Court, retained the sum of N1,350,00.00 (One Million Three Hundred and Fifty Thousand Naira) on behalf of Ola Oladipupo which is a proceed of a crime, knowing or suspecting him to be engaged in a criminal conduct, thereby committed an offence, contrary to section 17(a) of the Money Laundering (Prohibition) Act 2011 as amended and punishable under section 17(b) of the same Act.”