An internet fraudster, Life Samuel Attai has been convicted and sentenced to one year in prison by Justice P. I. Ajoku of the Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt, Rivers State for impersonation contrary to Section 22 (2) (b) (i) of Cybercrimes (Prohibition, Prevention, etc.) Act, 2015.
He was jailed after pleading “guilty” to a one count charge preferred against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Port Harcourt Command, on Wednesday February 15, 2023.
The Charge reads: “That you, Life Samuel Attai sometime in March, 2022 within the jurisdiction of this Honourable Court fraudulently impersonated one Shar, a white man via your WhatsApp account with intent to gain advantage for yourself and thereby committed an offence contrary to section 22(2) (b)(i) of the Cybercrimes (Prohibition, Prevention, etc) Act, 2015 and punishable under section 22 (2) of the same Act.
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