Abuja - A man will spend the upcoming festive
season in custody for his alleged membership to a syndicate that defrauded
unsuspecting foreign national of their money through false promises.
Emmanuel Eromosele (alias Bryan Perry) has been arraigned
at the Federal High Court sitting in Benin on a three-count charge bordering on
fraud to the tune of US$1 500.
Eromosele allegedly defrauded one James Sindelar in the
United Kingdom through Western Union Money Transfer of the said sum while
answering the name Bryan Perry and parading himself as a barrister, waiting to
be conferred with a Senior Advocate of Nigeria.
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The accused person and others at large allegedly sent fraudulent
messages to inbox folder of the victim and to other unsuspecting foreign
nationals seeking help and promising unfulfilled agreement for personal
The alleged offences are said to have occurred in July.
Eromosele is pleading not guilty.
Justice Ajoku has adjourned the matter to
January 27, 2016 for the hearing of bail application and ordered the accused
person to be remanded in prison custody.
- CAJ News