EFCC Seeks Extradition of Brothers, One Other to U.S. Over Child Exploitation, Pornography
Written by Samson Ojeniran on May 9, 2023
The Lagos Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC has initiated an extradition proceeding at the Federal High Court, Abuja Judicial Division, against three suspects, Samson Ogoshi, his brother, Samuel, and Ezekiel Ejemeh Robert, over exploitation of minor and production of child pornography.
A statement by the Commission says the Ogoshis and Ezekiel were indicted in a United States Federal Court in December, 2022 on charges of exploitation of minors and production of child pornography resulting in death, conspiracy to distribute child pornography and conspiracy to commit stalking through the internet.
Investigations also revealed that the trio hacked some social media accounts, posing to be young attractive women to entice unsuspecting victims to send their sexually explicit photographs.
The pictures were then used in blackmailing the victims, thereby forcing them into making huge financial payments.
Both offences carry a minimum of five years and maximum 20 years imprisonment.