The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Enugu Zonal office on December 2, 2019, secured the conviction of Kingsley Nwegwu and Joakin Nwegwu, both managing directors of ACJECGlobal Services Ltd.
Justice Mobolaji Olajuwon of the Federal High Court, Makurdi, Benue State on Tuesday, December 3, 2019 sentenced 22-year-old Damilola Adeyemo to two years imprisonment for fraud with N50,000 (Fifty Thousand Naira) option of fine.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), on Wednesday, December 4, 2019 arraigned the duo of Tahiru Saidu Daura and Aisha Alkali Wakil before Justice Aisha Kumaliya of the Borno State High Court, Maiduguri on a three-count charge of conspiracy and cheating to the tune of N66million (Sixty-six million Naira).
Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu of the Federal High Court, Abuja on Wednesday, December 4, 2019 dismissed the suits challenging the stay of Ibrahim Mustapha Magu as Acting Chairman of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission EFCC.
Udom Idongesit, a prosecution witness in the case of an alleged N1.4 billion money laundering involving Paul Usoro, President, Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, on Wednesday, December 4, 2019, told Justice Rilwan Aikawa of the Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos how a sum of N700 million was paid into Usoro’s account on the instruction of Linus Nkan, a former Accountant-General, Akwa Ibom State.
Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibadan zonal office, on Wednesday, December 4, 2019 busted a Lagos hotel believed to be a hideout for internet fraudsters.
Justice A.O. Musa of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court, Bwari, on Tuesday, December 3, 2019 convicted five Abuja-based internet fraudsters to different jail terms. They were prosecuted by Abuja Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).
Justice Achibong Achibong of the Akwa Ibom State High Court, Uyo, on Tuesday, December 3, 2019, convicted and sentenced ThankGod Nwabuwe to one year imprisonment on a two-count charge of obtaining money by false pretence, preferred against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission EFCC, Uyo Zonal Office with N50,000 option of fine on each count.
Prosecution witness (PW16) Mr Salami Kareem Adesoka, in trial of the former Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, HoS, Mr. Steve Oronsanye, on Wednesday, December 4, 2019, narrated before Justice Inyang Ekwo of the Federal High Court, Abuja, how in 2015, he was instructed by the then permanent secretary in the Office of the HoS to submit business account names. He disclosed he submitted two: Obanlado Nigeria Limited and Fatitek Ventures, belonging to his friends and they got credit alerts afterwards in huge sums of money but was later asked by the permanent secretary to deliver the monies to his office in cash and was paid a commission of over N500, 000; likewise the account owners for the transactions.