Operatives of the Port Harcourt Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, have arrested leader of a syndicate selling and buying human organs for trafficking to foreigners.
The syndicate leader: Ukaeje John Emeka ( alias Dr. Phil Mark, Dr. Donald Phillip, Dr. Wesley David), was arrested on April 16, 2021 at Rumukparali, Ozuoba, Port Harcourt, Rivers State, based on established intelligence on his suspicious fraudulent internet dealings.
Preliminary investigations by the EFCC showed that, the suspect is leading a syndicate of fraudsters falsely presenting themselves as medical doctors, with a human organ bank, particularly kidneys for sale and purchase.
Operatives of the Port Harcourt Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, have arrested six suspected illegal oil bunkerers.
They were arrested on Saturday, May 2, 2021 at Orije Amadi, Old Government Reservation Area ( G.R.A), Port Harcourt, Rivers State.
The suspects: Ggadagri Igho; Taiwo Adepoju; Saviour Ukpong; Evans Dike, Nsikak Magnus and Daniel Uebari were arrested based on verified intelligence and discreet surveillance by the EFCC.
The Kaduna Zonal Head of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Harry Erin on Tuesday, May 5, 2021 met with Compliance Officers of Banks in an effort to improve the synergy and cooperation between the EFCC and the financial institutions in the fight against all forms of criminality within the banking sector.
Erin, in his welcome address thanked the bankers for being able to attend the meeting while charging them to uphold banking ethics, and alert the Commission of any unwholesome practice in the sector.
Reiterating the fact that banks are important stakeholders in the fight against corruption, the Zonal Head however bemoaned delayed response by banks to letters from the Commission.