The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC Thursday said it arraigned a thirty-six-year-old Joesph Oyediran, one of the wanted suspects by the Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) after the arrest.
Oyediran was arraigned before Justice Mahmood Abdulgafar of Kwara State High Court sitting in Ilorin on a five-count charge bordering on internet fraud and other fraud-related offences, obtaining money under false pretence among others.
Count two of the charge said Oyediran pretended to be Joe Morris Graves sometime in May 2015 to defraud and obtained the sum of N1,421,968 from one Andrea Smith, an American woman on the false pretence which is punishable under section 1(3) of the Advance Fee Fraud and other fraud-related Offences Act no. 14of 2006. Read more