Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC Ibrahim Magu on Thursday April 11, 2019 stressed that for a meaningful and sustained fight to tackle and end the menace of cyber crime and ponzi schemes in the country, the need for inter-agency collaboration cannot be overemphasized.
A Federal High Court in Abeokuta, Ogun State, presided over by Justice Mohammed Abubakar on Thursday, April 11, 2019 convicted and sentenced two internet fraudsters, Gbenga Oduwole and Samson Ogunnowo, to five months and four months in prison, respectively.
Justice D. Osiagor of the Federal High Court, Umuahia, Abia State, has issued a bench warrant on James Maduakolam Amadi for absconding after entering a plea bargain agreement with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.
The Economic and Financial Crimes, EFCC, Maiduguri zonal office, has arraigned one Hurso Abba Amma, a lawyer, before Justice Fadawu Umar of the Borno State High court, sitting in Maiduguri on two separate charges.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Lagos Zonal Office, on Thursday, April 11, 2019, arraigned one Samuel Ndubuisi before Justice A.O. Faji of the Federal High Court sitting in Lagos on a one-count charge bordering on impersonation.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on April 11, 2019 arraigned Dr. Bassey Etim Ikang, a Deputy Director in the office of the Head of Civil Service, before Justice Modupe Osho-Adebiyi of the Federal Capital Territory, FCT High Court, Gudu, on an eight-count charge bordering on issuance of dud cheques and forgery.
Justice Bode Adegbehingbe of the Ondo State High Court has sentenced 20-year-old graduate of Computer Engineering Technology, Olamilekan Emmanuel Osho (aka Dustin Coco Wesley), to six months in prison.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Port Harcourt's Zonal Office on Thursday, April 11, 2019 arraigned Uchenna Samuel Nwosu (a.k.a Jackson mendez, Reagan Philips Jackson) before Justice I. M. Sani of the Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt, Rivers State. He was arraigned on three-count charges bordering on internet fraud, impersonation and obtaining under false pretences contrary to Section 6 of the Advance Fee Fraud and Other Related Offences Act, 2006 and punishable under section 1(3) of the same Act.
The management of the University of Ibadan, UI, Oyo State has promised to partner with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, in its campaign against criminal tendencies among students of tertiary institutions across Nigeria.
Justice M. Abdulgafar of a Kwara State High Court sitting in Ilorin, has dismissed the bail application of one Chimezie Paul who is being prosecuted by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ilorin Zonal Office for internet fraud.