3 Biological Brothers Sentenced to Prison for Fraud
Three young men who are siblings have been sentenced to prison for fraud and impersonation in Benin, Edo State. The brothers are Emmanuel Udofa, ThankGod Udofa, and Jonathan Udofa. They were on Thursday, November 25, 2021 convicted and sentenced to prison by Justice Efe Ikponmwonba of the Edo State High Court sitting in Benin City, Edo State.
The trio were arraigned by the Benin Zonal Command of the EFCC on one count charge of false representation.
The Udofas had sometime in January, 2021 with intent to defraud falsely represented one James Changhan, a Chinese contrary to section 484 of the Criminal Code Cap 48 Laws of Bendel State of Nigeria ( as applicable in Edo State ) 1976.
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