A cyber fraudster (yahoo boy) by name Onyebuchi Nwalozie Julius has been arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission EFCC, in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, for impersonating the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Dr. Godwin Emefiele.
Justice A.O Musa of the FCT High Court, Abuja, on Monday December 23, 2019, convicted and sentenced three internet fraudsters to 14 months imprisonment for defrauding their victims to the tune of $4, 385 USD.
The Abuja Zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, arraigned Emakhu Perfect Odion (alias Harry Wilson/Micheal Brown), Chukwuemeka Chanimuya and Oris Karim Ogheneovo (alias James Hopkins) on separate charges that border on cheating, an offence contrary to Section 320(b) and punishable under Section 322 of the Panel Code Act, Laws of the Federation (Abuja).
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Port Harcourt Zonal office, on Monday, December 23, 2019 arraigned Mr. Suani Neewi, Managing Director of Bluekey Technologies Nigeria Limited and Cityclyk Bluekey Payment and his two companies before Justice I. M Sani of the Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt, Rivers State on three- count charges bordering on conspiracy, carrying out banking business without license and obtaining money by false pretence to the tune of N5,084,491,253.92 (Five Billion, and Eighty Four Million, Four Hundred and Ninety One Thousand, Two Hundred and Fifty Three Naira, Ninety Two Kobo) contrary to Section 1 (1) (a) of the Advance Fee Fraud and Other Related Offences Act No. 14, 2006 and punishable under Section 1(3) of the same Act.