The attention of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has been drawn to a press release posted on the Commission’s website on August 12, 2014 in which the photograph of one Mr. Mansur Danlami of the First Bank of Nigeria Plc Hadejia Branch, Jigawa State, was published as a suspect in the N661million Union Bank Fraud case.
As the nation grapple with terrorism and violent crimes, staff of the Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission, ICRC, have been advised to be vigilant and security conscious at all times. The advice was the high point of presentations at a security awareness lecture organised for the Commission and its staff by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.
Chairman, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Lamorde has assured the British American Tobacco Company, BATC, of the Commission’s readiness to fight illegal importation of tobacco into the country.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has offered to assist the National Lottery Regulatory Commission, NLRC in tackling the menace of lottery scam and other unwholesome practices in the lottery sector.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has so far recovered about N5billion (five billion naira) from persons and organisations indicted in the fuel subsidy scam.
Four bankers: Mansur Danlami, Ejiro Eborikpo, Nina Stephen and Samson Nwodo have been arrested by the operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) for conspiracy to steal the sum of N5, 100, 000 (Five Million One Hundred Thousand Naira Only) from a customer’s account.
A former branch manager of one of the new generation banks, (Ecobank Plc), Victor Amushie has been arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission for a credit fraud in the sum of N81, 024, 749.28( Eighty One Million, Twenty-Four Thousand, Seven Hundred and Forty Nine Naira, Twenty Eight kobo only).
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has concluded arrangements to prosecute a stock broker for a N30million (Thirty Million Naira) scam.
The Consular General of the United States of America in Nigeria, Jeffrey Hawkins, has commended the strides being made by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, in its task of ridding the nation of economic and financial crimes.