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Court jails man for N678,000 fraud in Uyo

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Justice Achibong Achibong of the Akwa Ibom State High Court, Uyo, on Tuesday, December 3, 2019, convicted and sentenced one Mr ThankGod Nwabuwe to one-year imprisonment.

He was sentenced on a two-count charge of obtaining money by false pretence, an allegation preferred against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Uyo Zonal Office.

Press learnt that he was given N50,000 option of fine on each count.

The antigraft agency reports that, “Nwabuwe faced EFCC’s prosecution for obtaining a total sum of N678,000.00 (Six Hundred and Seventy Eight Thousand Naira) by false pretence, having obtained the sum of N228,000.00 (Two Hundred and Twenty-eight Thousand Naira) from one Joshua Joshua Usoro and N450,000.00 (Four Hundred Fifty Thousand Naira) from Victoria Nsima Eyo as payments for the supply of Neolife products on the pretence that he was a supplier with the company.”

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in spite of that, he was said to have failed to supply the products to both victims, who reportedly had to petition the EFCC.

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