Woman Sentenced To 90 Years In Prison For N5.6 million Admission Fraud

A woman by the name of Chika Amsy Charles has been sentenced to 90 years in Prison by a federal high court in Enugu for N5.6 million fraud. Chika perpetrated the fraud along with two others who are currently at large.

Charles was dragged before Justice D.V Agishir by the EFCC. She was sentenced today, October 27th, to three years imprisonment on each of the thirty count charges filed against her by the anti-graft Commission.

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She was found guilty of swindling three Nigerians of N5,620,000.00 (Five million, Six Hundred and Twenty Thousand Naira only) under the pretense of helping them secure admission into Enugu State University of Science and Technology ESUTH, through her unregistered NGO called ‘Bold and Dynamic Gender Initiative’.

One of the charges in her Court documents read:

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“That you Chika Amsy Charles, Simon Chidubem (at large) and Friday Ali(at large) on or about the 10th October, 2007 at Enugu, Enugu State within the jurisdiction of the Federal High Court of Nigeria with intent to defraud obtained N330,000(Three Hundred and Thirty Thousand) from Okudoh Obinna by false pretense when you represented yourselves as capable of procuring admission for his wards into Enugu State University of Science and Technology which pretense you knew to be false and thereby committed an offense contrary to Section 1(1)(b) of the Advanced Fee Fraud and Other Related Offences Act NO: 14 of 2006 and punishable under Section 1(3) of the same Act”.

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