Mark Zuckerberg’s impostor, others jailed for internet fraud in Ilorin

Segun Adewole

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ilorin Zonal Command, has secured the conviction of an internet fraudsters, Jatto Sheriff Umar.

The 21-year-old was specialised in posing as the founder of Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, and defrauding unsuspecting victims via online relationship.

He was convicted and sentenced to prison for offences bordering on personation and cybercrime.

The Ilorin Zonal Command of the EFCC, also secured the conviction of four other persons for similar offences.

They are a fake US Military Officer, Oguntoyinbo Oluwatobi Damilola; Taiwo Akinyemi Kayode from Ekiti West LGA of Ekiti State, Adebayo Adeola Mark from Osi in Ekiti LGA of Kwara State, Adedoyin Olayinka from Ilesha West LGA of Osun State and one Yusuf Alameen Abiodun from Igbo-Owu Area of Kwara State.