The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission today, February 5, 2014 told an Abuja High Court presided over by Justice S. E Aladedoyinbo how the trio of Emeka Ukor, Anthony Uzonwanne and Babayemi Bukola conspired and forged the signature of the Senate President, Senator David Mark, in an attempt to fraudulently withdraw the sum of N45 million from his bank account.
An undergraduate of the University of Ibadan, 28-year- old Orowo Jesse Omokoh, has been arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission for allegedly obtaining Ninety Thousand Dollars ($90,000.) from one Mrs. Jette Jacob, an Australian based in Johannesburg, South Africa, in what is known as romance scam.
The United Sates government will continue to support efforts of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission in tackling economic crimes and corruption in Nigeria. James Entwistle, new American Ambassador to Nigeria made the pledge in Abuja Monday February 3, 2014 when he paid a courtesy visit on the EFCC Chairman, Ibrahim Lamorde.