The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Lagos Zonal office, on Friday, May 17, 2019, arraigned one Ebenezer Joel, for internet fraud. He was arraigned before Justice Sherifat Solebo of the Special Offences Court sitting in Ikeja, Lagos on a two-count charge bordering on possession of a fraudulent document containing false pretence, an offence contrary to Section 6, 8( b) and 1(3) of the Advance Fee Fraud and Other Related Offences Act, No. 14 of 2016.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Enugu Zonal Office, which oversees the activities of the EFCC in the South-East has from January 2019 till date, secured 28 convictions, recovered N102,322,630 (One Hundred and Two Million Three Hundred and Twenty-Two Thousand Six Hundred and Thirty Naira), and $6,450 (Six Thousand Four Hundred and Fifty United States Dollar), and also confiscated 30 exotic cars.
The Abuja Zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Friday, May 17, 2019 arrested ten suspected internet fraudsters. They are Habib Adeyemi, Lawal Kehinde, Victory Jemibor, Solomon Enuneke, Ubgehi Joshua and Tosan Ogbe. Others are Onajite Ejovwo, Anthony Igbonoeme, Tunde Azeez and Adeyemi Habib.