Justice Adebisi Akinlade of the Lagos High Court sitting in Ikeja, on November 27, 2012, sentenced Ibok Benneth Preston, a national youth corps member to eight months imprisonment for attempting to commit internet fraud. The convict was prosecuted by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on a ten count charge bordering on forgery and possession of fraudulent proposal document to the tune of $4,500 (Four Thousand Five Hundred Dollars). The offence is contrary to Sections 363 of the criminal law of Lagos State, vol. 44 No 11 of 2011.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC will on Monday December 3, 2012 defend its 2013 budget proposal before the House of Representatives Committee on Drugs, Narcotics and Financial Crimes.
The budget defence earlier scheduled for Wednesday November 28, 2012, had to be rescheduled at the instance of the Committee to enable the Executive Chairman of the EFCC, Ibrahim Lamorde to personally present the proposal to the Committee.
The Governor of Rotary Club, District 9125, Felix A Obadan has advocated cooperation and collaboration between the Rotary Club International and the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC in the area of promoting professional ethics and peace in Nigeria. The District Governor made the call when he led a team of the district's top officials from twenty three states of the federation including the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja on a courtesy visit to the Kano Zonal office of the Commission.