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Student, mother and girlfriend jailed for duping lady $902,935

A student of the University of Port Harcourt by the name Gift Kenneth, his girlfriend and his mother have been convicted and sentenced to jail, according to EFCC

EFCC claims Kenneth, his mother, Animam and girlfriend, Dandy Spice Igwe were arraigned on one count charge each by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission Benin Zonal office, for impersonation and obtaining by false pretenses offence.

They were said to have connived to defraud an American lady, Lucinda Ann Garnes Henrichson of an amount of $902,935.

Further reports claim Kenneth disguised as one Raymond Carl Eric and in 2018 and 2019 lied to Henrichson of Texas, US, about an infrastructural investment project. This was followed by the transfer of the money through various channels – Shuaibu Abdullahi and Dora Animam’s bank accounts.

According to the statement, his mother received the money with her Access and Diamond bank accounts. She received N27 million from Abdullahi and $166,000 from Henrichson. 

Justice F. A. Olubanjo, the presiding judge convicted and sentenced both Gift Kenneth and his mum, Dora Animam to five years imprisonment or a fine of N3 million each while Spice Chimzi Dandy Igwe was sentenced to two years imprisonment or a fine of N100,000.

Report also claim that the Court ordered all items recovered during the investigation such as Twin 4 bedroom uncompleted duplex, iPhone 11 Promax, iPhone XX Max, Apple Mac book Pro, Mercedes Benz CL250, Mercedes Benz 300, 2 Apple Mac book, N4, 000,000 found in his account, the cash sum of N4, 000,000 found on him and $4,255 from his contractor, forfeited and restored to the victim through the American Embassy.

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Dandy Spice Igwe Gift Kenneth Lucinda Ann Garnes Henrichson Raymond Carl Eric University of Port Harcourt

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