The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Makurdi Zonal Command, on Thursday May 12, 2022, arraigned one Adikpo Diamond Aondover before Justice Abdu Dogo of the Federal High Court, sitting in Makurdi, on a five count charge for allegedly obtaining the sum of Fourteen Million Naira (N14, 000,000.00) by false pretence.
Count one of the charge reads, “that you, Adikpo Diamond Aondoaver and Jerry Ominyi Ada (now at large) sometime in July, 2020 at Makurdi, within the jurisdiction of this Honourable Court, conspired amongst yourselves to commit an unlawful act to wit: did by concealment retain the control of the sum of Fourteen Million Naira (N14,000,000.00) only, in Account No. 0170499393 domiciled in Guaranty Trust Bank (GTB), belonging to you, being the proceeds of a criminal conduct on behalf of one John Felix Ella, knowing that the money is as a result of criminal conduct by the said John Felix Ella and you thereby committed an offence contrary to Section 17(a) of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (Establishment) Act, 2004 and punishable under Section 17(b) of the same Act".
N125m Fraud: Court Rules On No-case Submission Of Businessman Who allegedly Defrauded GT Bank July 5
Justice Sherifah Solebo of the Special Offences Court sitting in Ikeja, Lagos, on Thursday, May 12, 2022, adjourned till July 5, 2022 for ruling on the no-case submission filed by one Andrew Warri, who is being prosecuted on a seven-count charge bordering on stealing, obtaining by false pretence and issuance of dud cheques by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.
Warri, who was arraigned alongside two companies, A.M. Projects Consultancy Limited and Ranez Medical Consultancy Limited, on June 25, 2021, is accused of defrauding GTBank of about N125 million.
Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu of the Federal High Court sitting in Calabar, Cross River State has convicted and sentenced two internet fraudsters to various terms of imprisonment for impersonation.
The convicts: Atsuwe Emmanuel Terver and Onguntubor Victor Roland were jailed on Wednesday, May 11, 2022 after pleading guilty to one-count separate charges bordering on impersonation, upon their arraignment by the Uyo Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.