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SCARSSCARS SCARS - Society of Citizens Against Relationship Scams Inc. A government registered crime victims' assistance & crime prevention nonprofit organization based in Miami, Florida, U.S.A. SCARS supports the victims of scams worldwide and through its partners in more than 60 countries around the world. Incorporated in 2015, its team has 30 years of continuous experience educating and supporting scam victims. Visit www.AgainstScams.org to learn more about SCARS.SCAMMERScammer A Scammer or Fraudster is someone that engages in deception to obtain money or achieve another objective. They are criminals that attempt to deceive a victim into sending more or performing some other activity that benefits the scammer. ARRESTED: Nigerian Scammer Gets Six Months In Jail

Emmanuel Osho (aka Dustin Coco Wesley), Sentenced To Six Months In Prison

Osho, who graduate from Rufus Giwa Polytechnic, Owo, Ondo State, was on Thursday, April 11, 2019, found guilty of obtaining money by false pretense in a five-count amended charge filed against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCCEFCC Economic and Financial Crimes Commission The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) is a Nigerian law enforcement agency that investigates financial crimes such as advance fee fraud (419 fraud), scams, and money laundering. The EFCC was established in 2003, partially in response to pressure from the Financial Action Task Force on Money Laundering (FATF), which named Nigeria as one of 23 countries non-cooperative in the international community's efforts to fight money laundering. The agency has its head office in Abuja, Nigeria., Ibadan zonal office.

He had presented himself to be an American Marine Soldier to victims of his fraudulent activities, dispossessing them of different sums in the United States Dollars.
Among his victims were Sabrina Robinson, Rachel Evans, Alisha Brice and Nokitha Miller, all American citizens, from whom he collected sums at different times after deceiving them that he was an American Marine Soldier, who lost valuables to a major attack in Nigeria.

He was also ordered to forfeit the sum of N1,000,000 (One Million Naira) to the EFCC as restitutionRestitution Restitution is where a court orders the defendant to give up his gains to the claimant (victim). It should be contrasted with Compensation, the law of loss-based recovery, in which a court orders the defendant to pay the claimant for their loss. to the victims of his crimes.

According to Nigeria’s EFCC:

Fake American Marine Soldier Jailed Six Months

Justice Bode Adegbehingbe of the Ondo State High Court has sentenced 20-year-old graduate of Computer Engineering Technology, Olamilekan Emmanuel Osho (aka Dustin Coco Wesley), to six months in prison.

Osho, who graduate from Rufus Giwa Polytechnic, Owo, Ondo State, was on Thursday, April 11, 2019 found guilty of obtaining money by false pretence in a five-count amended charge file against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibadan zonal office.

He had presented himself to be an American Marine Soldier to victims of his fraudulent activities, dispossessing them of difference sums in the United States Dollars.
Among his victims were Sabrina Robinson, Rachel Evans, Alisha Brice and Nokitha Miller, all American citizens, from whom he collected sums at different times after deceiving them that he was an American Marine Soldier, who lost valuables to a major attack in Nigeria.

The convict was originally arraigned on an eleven-count charge on Monday, April 8, 2019, but his plea was not taken.
He was brought back the following day to face a five-count amended charge, each of which he pleaded guilty to.

One of the amended charges reads: “That you, Olamilekan Emmanuel Osho (a.k.a Dustin Coco Wesley) on or about the 28th of November, 2018, at Owo within the Akure Judicial Division of this honourable court with intent to defraud, obtained the sum of One Hundred and Thirty Nine Thousand Four Hundred and Twenty Nigeria Naira, Eighty kobo (N139,429.80) only being the equivalent of $800 United States of America Dollars from Sabrina Robinson (an American Citizen) by falsely pretending to be an American Marine Soldier on mission to Nigeria, who lost his electronic gadgets during an attack on their camp, which representations you knew to be false and thereby committed an offence.”

Having pleaded guilty, the prosecution counsel, Dr. Ben Ubi prayed the court to sentence him accordingly.
The court agreed as it convicted Osho of the offences and sentenced him to six months imprisonment. The prison term takes effect from the date of judgment.
He was also ordered to forfeit the sum of N1,000,000 (One Million Naira) to the EFCC as restitution to the victims of his crimes.

 

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