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Money Laundering: Court Grants Mompha N200m Bail

Justice Mojisola Dada of the Special Offences Court sitting in Ikeja, Lagos, on Tuesday, January 18, 2022, granted bail to Ismaila Mustapha, popularly known as Mompha, in the sum of N200m (Two Hundred Million Naira). The Lagos Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, had on Wednesday, January 12, 2022, arraigned Mompha and…

EFCC Re-arrests Mompha for Alleged Money Laundering

The Lagos Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, have re-arrested a suspected internet fraudster, Ismailia Mustapha, popularly known as Mompha, for laundering funds obtained through unlawful activities and retention of alleged proceeds of crime. The EFCC spokesman, Wilson Uwujaren, confirmed in a statement that Mompha was arrested on Monday, January 10, 2022.…

EFCC Arrests Suspect with 576 ATM Cards at Kano Airport

The Economic Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested a suspect with 576 ATM cards at Malam Aminu Kano International Airport (MAKIA). The commission, in a statement by its spokesperson, Wilson Uwujaren, on Tuesday, said the fresh arrest came barely two hours after securing the conviction of three suspects arrested with 1,144 ATM cards at the…

EFCC Smashes Fake Currency Syndicate, Warns Nigerians

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) have arrested members of a syndicate who specialize in counterfeiting foreign currencies, especially the dollar, for sale to unsuspecting members of the public. Wilson Uwujaren, spokesperson for the Commission, revealed this in a statement he issued on Tuesday in Abuja. Uwujaren stated that the Commission in a joint…

EFCC Arraigns Man Who Concealed 2863 ATM Cards in Noodles

The Lagos Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Wednesday, December 8, 2021, arraigned one Ishaq Abubakar before Justice P.O. Lifu of the Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos on an 11-count charge bordering on cybercrimes. The suspect was arrested by officers of the Nigeria Customs Service, NCS, on August 22,…

EFCC Arraigns Orya, Ex-NEXIM Bank MD for Alleged N1.3Bn Fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Thursday, November 25, 2021 arraigned a former Managing Director of Nigerian Export-Import Bank, (NEXIM BANK), Roberts Orya before Justice F.E Messiri of the Federal Capital Territory High Court, Apo Abuja, on a 49-count charge bordering on criminal breach of trust, impersonation, misappropriation, official corruption, fraud and abuse…

FIRS Fraud: How N2bn was siphoned Through Duty Tour Allowance – EFCC

The ongoing trial of Emmanuella Eteta Ita, Head of Stakeholders Unit of the Federal Inland Revenue Service, FIRS, and Surestart School Limited continued on November 22, 2021 before Justice F. Giwa Ogunbanjo of the Federal High Court, Abuja with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC presenting two more witnesses. The fourth prosecuting witness, Ijeoma…

Saraki’s Cousin, Ex Kwara Commissioner, Re-arraigned for Money Laundering, Contract Scam

The Ilorin Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Monday, November 22, 2021 re-arraigned the duo of Ope Saraki, a cousin to former Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, and a former Commissioner for Information in Kwara State, Olatunji Oyeyemi Moronfoye, on charges bordering on abuse of office, diversion of public funds…

I’m Not in EFCC Custody – Fidelity Bank Ex-CEO

Former Managing Director of Fidelity Bank Plc, Nnamdi Okonkwo has refuted claims that he is in the custody of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC). In an exclusive interview with The Source magazine on Monday, the seasoned banker who was recently appointed GMD of First Bank Holding Company said “I cannot be in my…