The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Wednesday, October 31,2012 arraigned four suspects before Justice C.A. Balogun of the Lagos State High Court, Igbosere on a twenty-six count charge bordering on forgery and conspiracy to obtain the sum of N53,577.597.00 (Fifty Three Million, Five Hundred and Seventy Seven Thousand, Five Hundred and Ninety Seven naira ) from one Sani Kabir by falsely representing to him that the said sum represented the equivalent of 210,000,00 USD which his partner, one Mr. Virgo paid into his account for the purchase of land in Lekki/Ajah area of Lagos.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on October 31, 2012, arraigned Abdullahi Bello, 24, before Justice Babatunde O. Quadri of the Federal High Court, sitting in Gombe on a five count charge of conspiracy, dealing in and possession of counterfeit Nigerian currency notes. The offence is contrary to sections 6 (2) (b) and 4 (1) of the Counterfeit Currency (Special Provision) Act CAP C35 Laws of the Federation of Nigeria 2004.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Tuesday, October 30, 2012, arraigned the trio of Kachy Kennedy Okoye, Usong Ibor Matthew, Igberaese Lawry, before Justice Christopher Balogun of the Lagos High court, Igbosere, on a thirteen count charge of conspiracy and obtaining money under false pretence. Specifically, they were alleged to have conspired to defraud one Lady Lora Marire of a total sum of Sixty Six Million, Five Hundred Thousand Naira (N66.5Million) under the pretence of helping to register her as a contractor with the Nigerian Ports Authority and offering her a contract to build one hundred units of duplex at Lekki, Lagos.