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NEWS UPDATE: EFCC arraigns suspect for N425m internet fraud, accomplices on the run

NEWS UPDATE: EFCC arraigns suspect for N425m internet fraud, accomplices on the run

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has charged a speculated web fraudster, Samuel Akunomah.

Justice A. T. Mohammed of the Federal High Court in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, is directing the case.

Akunomah faces 45-tallies verging on web extortion, pantomime and getting cash misrepresentation affectation to the tune of N425,000,000.

Among the charges, in 2020, Akunomah and Omena Precious Okeren, Shittu Adebayo, Austin Chibike, Charemon Golden (all everywhere) claimed the total through FCMB Bank Account No. 4915799016 for the sake of Skillz Nigeria Enterprises.

EFCC said the cash framed piece of the returns of an unlawful demonstration and negate Section 15 (1)(2) (d) of the Money Laundering (Prohibition) Act, 2011 (as amended).

Prosecution counsel, S. M. H. Ibekute implored the court to remand the respondent in a restorative office forthcoming the beginning of trial.

Akunomah’s legal counselor, Daninagbo Davies went against and asked for his bail.

In his decision, Justice Mohammed requested the presume’s remand in the Port Harcourt Correctional Center until bail determination.

The EFCC captured Akunomah on June 28, 2021, at Royal Palm Estate, Peter Odili Road, Port Harcourt.





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