The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC Kaduna Zonal Office has arraigned one Olarewaju Yusuf on a five-count charge bodering on issuance of dud cheque, criminal breach of trust and cheating to the tune of N36 million. Yusuf who is the CEO of VICLIBO VENTURES was arraigned before Justice Bello Duwale of the Sokoto State High court sitting in Sokoto, Yusuf's journey to the dock began when a case of issuance of dud cheque was reported to the EFCC by Tunde Akinola against him.
The Court of Appeal in Lagos has affirmed the conviction of a Congolese, Kutumisana Mbutu Blaise and the forfeiture of $551,225 (Five Hundred and Fifty One Thousand Two Hundred and Twenty Five Dollars) only to the Federal Government.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Enugu Zonal Office on Monday, April 15, 2019 secured the conviction of one Nwakanma Charles Chukwudi before Justice I.N Buba of the Federal High Court, sitting in Enugu, the Enugu State capital on one-count charge bordering on internet fraud to the tune of $26, 520 dollars (Twenty Six Thousand, Five Hundred and Twenty United States Dollars).
Justice I.M. Sani of the Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt, Rivers State has convicted and sentenced Sata Owugha Clinton and Bolounmubofa Blessing Soroh to one year imprisonment for impersonation and using the identity of a petitioner to enrol in the Federal Government of Nigeria's N-POWER Social Welfare scheme.
Justice S.A. Amobeda of the Federal High Court sitting in Calabar, Cross River State on Monday, April 15, 2019, convicted and sentenced Chigozie Bright, Kingsley Anyasor, Osinachi Samdavid, Oyasi Desmond, Benice Anosike and Martins Ekpemadu to six months in prison each, for internet fraud.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Maiduguri Zonal Office, on Monday, April 15, 2019 arraigned Usman Ibrahim Idris alongside his company Influential Investment Company Limited before Justice Fadawu Umar of the Borno State High Court sitting in Maiduguri, on a one-count charge bordering on criminal misappropriation to the tune of N10 million.
A prosecution witness, Sunday Oluseye Alade, in the ongoing trial of a former governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, on Monday, April 15, 2019, told Justice Mojisola Olatoregun of the Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos how the defendant and his company had received a sum of N1,219,000,000 from Zenith Bank, Akure Branch in the build-up to the state's governorship election in 2014.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has advised the general public to be vigilant in order not to fall victim to new tricks deployed by car thieves to dispossess unsuspecting Nigerians of their vehicles.
The acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes EFCC, Ibrahim Magu, has urged some selected Front Desk officers at the Maiduguri Zonal office to imbibe the core values of the Commission in the discharge of their duties.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Lagos Zonal office, has arrested seven suspected Internet fraudsters for offences bordering on conspiracy, possession of fraudulent documents, attempt to obtain money under false pretences and obtaining money under false pretences.