Fraudster jailed for one month in Benin

Ebi Obaro answered Donovan Macbeth Kelvin on his gmail account in a bid to defraud unsuspecting victims.

A Federal High Court sitting in Benin, has sentenced one Ebi Obaro to a month imprisonment for internet scam.

Obaro, who presented himself as Donovan Macbeth Kelvin in his gmail account, is to spend the next one month in prison for offences bordering on fraudulent acts.

He had pleaded guilty to the offences when the charge was read to him during the court hearing on Wednesday, May 16.

After listening to Obaro’s plea and the defence counsel who said Obaro had no intention to waste the court’s time, Justice Ajoku pronounced the one-month jail sentence.

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