US lottery agent, graphics designer sentenced to prison for fraud
The convicts will lose phones and laptops
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) arraigned the trio on separate charges. They all pleaded guilty.
EFCC counsel, R. A. Alao called witnesses (detectives) who tendered evidence, including fraudulent messages and the devices used to perpetrate the crime.
Justice Akinpelu held that the prosecution proved its cases beyond reasonable doubt.
Adetola was sentenced to six months in prison with N200,000 fine; Olamilekan was sentenced to one year imprisonment with N300,000 fine.
Lawrence bagged a prison term of six months on each of the two counts with an option of N200,000 fine.
The convicts will lose phones and laptops used for the offences to the federal government and must refund their victims.
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