The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Monday charged one Akintunde Vincent Abiodun begore at a Lagos State High court sitting in Ikeja for asserted love trick.
The charged, an understudy of the Federal Polytechnic Auchi, Edo state was said to have swindled his casualty, D. Bonnici of $267,000 online by guaranteeing to be Christopher Williams from United Kingdom.
As per the complainant, she met the 37-year-old man on a dating webpage on the web and purportedly became hopelessly enamored with him.
She said the charged began gathering cash from her after he asserted he was in control of gemstone worth $18,050,000 (Eighteen Million and Fifty Thousand United States Dollars), which he purportedly acquired from his dad.
The complainant additionally included that Akintunde tricked her into trusting that he was coming to New Zealand to settle down with her, charging that the cash she sent to the suspect were gotten in Malaysia and Nigeria by people bearing Norisha, Jalan Klan, and Mohammed Haizam Bin Fauzin.
She said every one of them guaranteed to be companions of Akintunde.
The denounced, who is confronting a 14-tally charge verging on phony and getting cash by falsification, argued not blameworthy.
In perspective of the supplication, the indicting counsel, Sesan Ola asked the court to remand the respondent in jail guardianship and furthermore for a trial date to be given.
In any case, direction to the litigant, O.P. Daramola supplicated the court to concede the respondent safeguard.
The arraignment, in any case, restricted the safeguard application in light of the fact that the litigant had endeavored to go to the United States while on managerial safeguard and was comparably denied a Canadian visa.
In his decision, Justice Oluwatoyin Ipaye rejected the safeguard application.
He requested that the respondent be remanded in Kirikiri jail and deferred to 7 and 8 of March, 2017 for trial.