A prosecution witness, Olaleye Isma’il on March 16, 2020 told a Borno State High Court, sitting in Maiduguri presided over by Justice Aisha Kumaliya that Aisha Alkali Wakil (aka Mama Boko Haram) connived with two others to divert N111,650,000 contract funds.
The Abuja Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has arrested eight suspected internet fraudsters at different locations within Owerri, Imo State.
The Acting Chairman, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu charged Non-Governmental Organizations, NGOS, in the North-East, particularly Borno and Yobe states, to ensure that they comply with the rules guiding their registration and operation, particularly as it relates to registering with the Special Control Unit against Money Laundering, SCUML.
Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu of a Federal High Court sitting in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, has convicted one Ekpe Sunday, a staff of Ecobank Plc who was prosecuted by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on a two-count charge bordering on conspiracy, fraudulent diversion of funds, forgery and impersonation to the tune of N7,067,576.55 (Seven Million, Sixty-seven Thousand, Five Hundred and Seventy-six Naira, Fifty-five Kobo only).
The Uyo zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has arrested 12 suspected internet fraudsters in Calabar, Cross River State and Uyo, Akwa Ibom State.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC Gombe zonal office on March 13, 2020 secured the conviction of Dr. Dallami Arab Rukuje and Isa Garba before Justice Abubakar Jauro of the Gombe State High Court on a three-count charge bordering on conspiracy, criminal misappropriation, aiding and abetting.
Justice Ayokunle Faji of the Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos, on March 13, 2020, dismissed the no-case submission filed by a former Executive Secretary, National Health Insurance Scheme, NHIS, Dr. Olufemi Martins Thomas, to stop his criminal trial for alleged money laundering to the tune of $2,198,900.
The Enugu Zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC has recovered several gadgets and exotic cars from 20 suspected internet fraudsters arrested in the state.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Kaduna Zonal Office Thursday March 12, 2020 raided the popular Club Road/Hamdalla Hotel in Kaduna known for Bureaux de Change, BDC operations.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Kano zonal office, on March 12, 2019 arraigned one Umar Abdurrahman Gwani before Justice Lewis Allagoa of the Federal High Court sitting in Kano on a five-count charge of obtaining money under false pretence and money laundering.