The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC has summoned web based life influencer and comic, Adedamola Adewale Rukayat (a.k.a Adeherself) before Justice Sherifat Solebo of the Special Offense Court sitting in Ikeja, Lagos on a one-check charge of ownership of deceitful records.
The litigant was captured a month ago after insight got by the Commission on the exercises of some youngsters supposedly engaged with web misrepresentation in the Lekki hub of Lagos State.
During cross examination, Adewale AKA “Adeherself” purportedly admitted to being a picker” in cybercrimes.
The tally read: “That you, Adewale Adedamola Rukayat, approximately the fifteenth day of June 2020 in Lagos, inside the ward of this decent court, with expectation to swindle, previously possessed records named “WhatsAPP”, which portrayals you knew or should have known, was bogus and consequently dedicated an offense in spite of Section 6 (8) (b) and 1 (3) (d) of the Advance Fee Fraud and Other Fraud Related Offenses Act No. 14 of 2006.
She argued not liable to the charge.
Taking into account her request, indictment counsel, S.O. Daji, approached the court for a preliminary date and furthermore asked that she be remanded in the care of the Nigerian Correctional Service, NCS.
The safeguard counsel educated the court regarding a bail application for his customer and furthermore appealed to God for a short date to empower its hearing.
Equity Solebo dismissed the issue to July 13, 2020, for the knowing about the bail application and furthermore requested the respondent to be remanded in the EFCC guardianship.
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Recall last month The EFCC Lagos Zonal Office, captured five cybercrime fraudsters including Adedamola Adewale popularly known as Adeherself , a self-acclaimed social media influencer, for their supposed inclusion in cybercrime.
The five suspects were caught in various zones of Lagos during a strike by agents.
While Adewale, 20, and her accessory, Lamina Hamzat Ajibola, were captured at the Agungi region of Lekki, the trio of Israel Onyebuchi, Emmanuel Olayode and Valentine Nwokorie were gotten up Lekki.
EFCC said the capture of Adewale and Ajibola “was continuation of insight connecting them to online fake exercises with two siblings, Lasisi Wasiu Adeleke and Lasisi Riliwan Adeniyi, who are on the loose.”
The office uncovered that they were captured at a four-room duplex having a place with the two flee fraudsters.
The announcement said during cross examination, “Adewale, a self-acclaimed model, who passes by the username @adeherself on Instagram, admitted to being a picker” in cybercrimes.”
Things recuperated from the presumes included two Toyota Camry 2009 model vehicles, and a total of N9 million found in Adewale’s record.
Different suspects Onyebuchi, Olayode and Nwokorie were captured for their supposed inclusion in a sentiment trick.
They were captured during another attack, following a different knowledge.
EFCC said “Nwokorie was acting like a female American resident and sending photographs as a pornography star to dupe his casualty while Onyebuchi was participating in an adoration trick just as producing outside checks.”
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