The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on June 7, 2021 renewed its partnership with National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) in bid to tackle money laundering and other economic and financial crimes as the Head of the Kano Office of the Commission, Mualledi Farouq Dogondaji visited the Commandant of the Kano Command of the NDLEA, L.M Isah.
In his remarks, Dogondaji stated that the purpose of his visit was to renew the existing relationship between the Commission and the NDLEA and also seek for more support in the Commission’s war against financial crimes.
Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, have arrested seven suspected Internet fraudsters in the Gwagwalada area of Abuja.
The suspects, Victor Chukwu, Abdulahi Mustapha, Promise Eze, Ozor Prince, Kolawole Bamisaye, Eze Daniel and Okona Chukwuemeka were arrested in the early hours of Sunday June 6, 2021 following credible intelligence received by the commission on their alleged involvement in internet-related fraud.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC wishes to inform the public that the following Facebook Groups and accounts: ABDULRASHEED BAWA. (EFCC CHAIRMAN) Public group, EFCC-BOSS Abdulrasheed, bawa 1, @abdulrasheed bawa, @Abdulrasheed Yahaya Bawa and @ Abdulrasheed Bawa purportedly belonging to the Executive Chairman of the Commission, Mr. Abdulrasheed Bawa are fake.
The impostors behind the fake accounts are bent on deceiving unsuspecting Nigerians into believing that they are genuine Facebook accounts of the EFCC boss.
There are several fake social media accounts supposedly belonging to the EFCC chairman and despite repeated disclaimer, the figures behind the identity theft are unrelenting.