Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Enugu Command, on Thursday, August 19, 2021 arrested 14 suspected internet fraudsters at the Monarch axis of Enugu, Enugu State.
The suspects are: Okoro Anselem, Okoh Chumsdi, Ngwuta Chibuike, Chukwugekwu Michael,Chukwuemeka Victor, Chima Richard, Simon Prosper, Joshua Bomateh and Chukwunonso Henry. Others include Waritimi Fredrick, Ifesinachi valentine, Amadi Michael, Ijere Caleb, Victor Nduka and Joshua Odoemenam.
Operatives of the Port Harcourt Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, have arrested three suspected internet fraudsters in a sting operation.
They were arrested on Tuesday, August 17, 2021 at No. 10c. Okokwu Street, Mile 3, Diobu, Port Harcourt, Rivers State following some verified intelligence on their alleged involvement in internet fraud.
The suspects are: Otode Kelvin Presco, Miracle Kanen Bariduduune and Saviour Ledum Prince.
The incidence of internet related crimes may be reduced if young people are willing to speak to their peers about the damaging effect of such crimes on society.
This assertion was made by Harry Erin, Commander, Kaduna Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, when he received officials of the EFCC/ NYSC Anti-corruption Community Development Service group comprising corps members posted to Kaduna North and Chikun Local Government Areas, who were at the Command on a familiarization visit to discuss areas of collaboration towards fighting Internet-related fraud among the youth.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Abuja Zonal Command, today Wednesday, August 18, 2021 arraigned Princess Carol Ngozi alongside her company, Carolina Luxury Homes, before Justice Hamza Muázu of the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory, Maitama, Abuja on a 30-count charge bordering on obtaining by false pretence.
She allegedly on various occasions, obtained the total sum of N31, 825,000 (Thirty One Million, Eight Hundred and Twenty Five Thousand Naira) from thirty of her clients under the pretext of allocating to them various plots land at Carolina Luxury Homes Estate, Gousa District, Abuja.
The Benue State Commissioner of the Public Complaints Commission, PCC, Dr. John-Jack Gumh has commended the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, saying it has achieved much in the fight against corruption.
He gave this commendation on Wednesday, August 18, 2021 in Makurdi, Benue State during a courtesy visit to the Makurdi Zonal Command of the EFCC.
The Maiduguri Zonal Commander of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Onwukwe C. Obiora on Wednesday, August 18, 2021 called on both International and local Non-Governmental Organizations in Yobe and Borno States to present ‘‘Cash Notification Forms’’ to the Maiduguri Command for vetting and approval before disbursing funds to ‘Internally Displaced Persons’. The measure, he explained, is to reduce the risk of sabotage and use of NGOs by money launderers and financiers of terrorism in the Northeast.
Obiora who spoke while receiving a delegation from the United Nations Cash Working Group and International NGO Forum in his office, commended the Forum for their deliberate efforts to cater for the IDPs in the face of insurgency. He stressed the need for a robust synergy with the EFCC to combat the menace of money laundering, terrorism financing, among other financial crimes in the Northeast and the country at large.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Kano Zonal Command today August 18, 2021 arraigned Ebonine Rita Uzoamaka, before Justice Maryam Sabo of the Kano State High Court sitting in Milla Road Bompai, Kano for alleged fraud.
The petitioner, Ochayi Anthony Eneche, was allegedly persuaded to invest the sum N5, 660,000 (Five Million Six Hundred and Sixty Thousand Naira in a business by the defendant, a colleague of his at Sonia Food Industry Limited Lagos. After making the payment into an Access bank account of the defendant, he was assured that the goods will be delivered in three days but the promise was not kept. Investigation revealed that on 26th February, 2021 the defendant informed the complainant that his goods were already in Kano with FG Logistic Transport Company. He went there the next day but found no trace of the items.
The Executive Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Abdulrasheed Bawa on Tuesday, August 17, 2021, called for greater synergy between his agency and members of the Committee of Heads of Security of Banks and other financial institutions, in fighting economic crimes.
Bawa made the appeal through the Director of Operations, Abdulkarim Chukkol, when a delegation of Heads of Security of Banks and other Financial Institution, led by its Chairman, Colonial Samuel Agbanusi (Rtd), visited the Commission in Abuja.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Kaduna Zonal Command, have arrested 10 persons for alleged internet-related fraud
The suspects are Ezenwa Peter, Fahad Ahmad, Alyassau Mohammmed, Nehemia Joel, Enoch Simon, Kabson Ziryi Beloved, Japheth Audu, Olatunji Abimbola, Innocent Arzuka and David Samuel.
The Executive Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Abdulrasheed Bawa has charged staff of the Gombe Zonal Command to consider working in the Commission a privilege that warrants dedication and professionalism in the discharge of their duties.
He gave the charge on Monday, August 16, 2021 while addressing personnel of the Command during his working visit to the Zone.
According to him, “it is important to remind us that we are privileged Nigerians who by destiny are here not because we are better than others but because God has destined that we should work here; and realizing that the fight against corruption is one of the three cardinal programme of this administration, we must work professionally and assiduously to drive that mandate.”