The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Tuesday May 14, 2013 arraigned Aliyu Bello, a former Special Assistant to the Director of Administration ( Pension account) at the Office of the Head of Civil Service of the Federation and Abdullahi Omeiza, a school teacher at Sokoto alongside their companies, Fafama Estate Developers and Fafama Oil and Gas Limited before Justice Adeniyi Ademola of the Federal High Court, Abuja on a 5-count charge bordering on criminal conversion and obtaining over One Billion naira (N1billion) by false pretence
The chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Lamorde, has called on professional bodies classified as Designated Non-Financial Institutions, DNFIs to comply with extant regulation on rendition of transactions within the stipulated threshold as directed by the Central Bank of Nigeria. Lamorde made this call while receiving the executives of the Association of Professional Bodies of Nigeria, APBN in his office. He explained that the directive is not intended to be punitive, but to assist in making the society safer for all by checking incidence of corruption and money laundering. "It is our responsibility to enforce the law as passed by the National Assembly without friction, it is not targeted against anyone in particular," he posited.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Monday May 13, 2013 arraigned a businesswoman, Nneoma Amaechi before Justice K.O Nwosu of the Abia State High Court, Umuahia on a 4-count charge of fraudulent conversion and stealing.