The Lagos Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Friday, December 4, 2020, secured the conviction of one Chimah Daniel Iweregbu, who is on the wanted list of the United States Federal Bureau of Investigation, FBI, for engaging in internet fraud before Justice Oluwatoyin Taiwo of the Special Offences Court sitting in Ikeja, Lagos.
The Benin Zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission , EFCC, has secured the conviction of Azeez Oriire Paul ( a.k.a Quineeth Chynaberry Laty) an internet fraudster on a one count charge bordering on intent to defraud before Justice Emeka Nwite of the Federal High Court Warri, Delta State.
Justice A.M. Liman of the Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos has ordered the final forfeiture of the sum of N235, 451, 969.89(Two Hundred and Thirty-five Million, Four Hundred and Fifty-one Thousand, Nine Hundred and Sixty-nine Naira, Eighty-nine Kobo) traced to the account of a convicted fraudster, Okeke Obinwanne, to the Federal Government of Nigeria.
The Abuja Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Wednesday, December 2, 2020, arraigned three suspects, namely: Badamasi Sule, Mohammed Mohammed and one Alhaji Shehu Usman Ala (now at large), before Justice A.I. Chikere, of the Federal High Court, Abuja, for allegedly counterfeiting seven $100 notes (One Hundred United State Dollars), totaling $700 (Seven Hundred Dollars).
The Uyo Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Wednesday December 2, 2020, arraigned one Joseph Stanley Okputu before Justice Imelda Etape of the State High Court, Calabar, Cross River State for ponzi scheme.
Justice Agatha Okeke of the Federal High Court, Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, on Monday, November 30, 2020, committed one Dr. Bassey Goddy Usen to 14 years imprisonment without option of fine.
Justice Olatunde H. Oshodi of the Lagos State High Court sitting in Ikeja, Lagos has convicted and sentenced one Obasemola Samuel to one year imprisonment for over N30m fraud.
The ongoing trial of Paul Usoro, SAN, a former President of the Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, continued today, December 4, 2020, with the second prosecution witness, PW2, Abdulrahman Rabo, revealing to Justice Rilwan Aikawa of the Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos how the defendant had paid the sum of N65m into the account of Uwemedimo Nwoko, Attorney- General, Akwa-Ibom State.
Justice Okong Abang of the Federal High Court, Abuja, on Friday, December 4, 2020, gave an order for the remand of ex-chairman, Pension Reform Task Team, (PRTT), Abdulrasheed Maina in prison custody till the end of his trial, and adjourned the matter till December 8, 2020 upon application by a new defence counsel, Adaji Abel.