He apparently had problems with equipment and his credit card was stolen. Investigators calculated that the women paid him around R1.24m.
Ifediora also faced charges of conspiracy to commit fraud and contravening the Immigration Act.
Ifediora did not have a job, but entered the country with a degree in sociology.
The ruling comes in the middle of Cyber Crime Awareness month.
A Hawks team seized three phones and three laptops from his apartment in Rochester Road, Table View.
Preyed on lonely women He admitted in his plea that he used online dating site Match.
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