The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, wishes to state that it’s Enugu Zonal Office on Tuesday July 23, 2019 traced and marked some properties traced to the former Imo State governor, Owelle Rochas Okorocha as well as those of his family members and cronies.
Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Benin Zonal Office on July 23, 2019 arrested nine suspected internet fraudsters at their various hideouts in Benin City, Edo State.
Justice Daniel Longji of the Plateau State High Court, Jos has admitted the confessional statement made by a former Plateau State governor, Jonah Jang, to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC in the course of investigating allegations that he diverted to personal use about N6.2billion state fund shortly before the end of his tenure.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Port Harcourt's Zonal Office on Tuesday, July 23, 2019 arraigned Sixty- five year old Igweneme Moses before Justice A. T Mohammed of the Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt, Rivers State on a four-count charge bordering on conspiracy and money laundering contrary to Section 18 and punishable under Section 15(2) of the Money Laundering (Prohibition) Act, 2011 (As amended).
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has sought the support and technical expertise of the Department of Petroleum Resources, DPR, in the disposal of petroleum products forfeited to the Federal Government of Nigeria by individuals and companies convicted of illegal dealing in petroleum products.
The Abuja zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Tuesday, July 23, 2019, arraigned one Mr. Ebubechukwu Micheal Nwachukwu, alongside his company, Dalian Investment and Consultant Nigeria limited, before Justice Darius Head Khobo of the Kaduna State High Court, Kaduna on a one-count charge bordering on alleged offence of conspiracy, criminal breach of trust and cheating to the tune of N27, 000, 000 (Twenty Seven Million Naira).
The Economic and financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Tuesday, July 23, 2019, secured the conviction of four internet fraudsters: Tosan Ogbe, Onajite Tosan Ejivwo, Abdulmumin Saidu and Karo Ijire before Justice Muawiyah Baba Idris of Federal Capital Territory, (FCT) High Court, Nyanya, Abuja.
The Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu has said perpetrators of any form of corruption, regardless of religion, tribe or political affiliations will not go unpunished.
An Enugu State High Court, presided over by Justice K.I. Okpe on July 22, 2019 sentenced a pension fraudster, Akpudili Anayo to six years in prison for a N13million fraud.
The Acting Chairman of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu has decried the low level public awareness on the negative effects of corruption among Nigerians, saying this may be the reason the Commission’s efforts seem not to be well appreciated by members of the public.