The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Enugu Zonal Office has secured five separate convictions that involved five internet fraudsters before Justice N.I Buba of Federal High Court, sitting in Enugu, the Enugu State.
The convicts are Orji Uchenna, Chime Isaiah, Ogbu Obinnna, Dunu Franklyn Tochukwu and Victor Patrick.
The convicts all pleaded guilty when their separate one-count charge was read to them respectively.
Investigations by the EFCC revealed that the convicts were in the habit of using fraudulent names and emails to defraud unsuspecting citizens of foreign countries.
The presiding judge, Justice N.I Buba, found them guilty and sentenced them to one month imprisonment respectively. He equally ordered that the iphones and laptops recovered from the convicts be forfeited to the Federal Republic of Nigeria.