EFCC Arraigns Two For N1.8m Job Scam

6 years ago by: Giwa bayo
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The duo of Bernard Chukwuma Muoghalu and Anyiam Isabella have been docked before Justice V. N. Agbata of the Anambra State High Court, Onitsha, on a 12-count charge of obtaining money under false pretence.

The accused who are being prosecuted by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, allegedly conspired and obtained various sums of money totalling N1,800,000.00 (one million, eight hundred thousand naira) from some job seekers with promise of helping them to secure jobs with the Onitsha North Local Government Council.

After collecting money from them, the accused persons issued fake employment letters to the applicants and asked them to report for work, assuring that their names were already on the payroll.

The bubble burst when, after several months of working without pay, the job seekers discovered they had been duped.

Count two of the charge against the duo reads: “Bernard Sunday Chukwuma Muoghalu and Anyiam Isabella sometimes in November 2011 in Onitsha, Anambra State within the jurisdiction of the Anambra State High Court of Nigeria with intent to defraud obtained the sum of N320, 000.00 (three hundred and twenty thousand naira) from Mr. Okey Obiagwu under the false pretence that you have secured a job for Mrs. Okey Okeke Anuri Obiagwu at Onitsha North Local Government Council, which pretence you knew to be false and you thereby committed an offence”.

The accused persons pleaded not guilty to all the charges and were granted bail in the sum N500, 000.00 (five hundred thousand naira) each and a surety in like sum. The sureties, who must reside within the jurisdiction of court, are to present to court, two passport photographs and evidence of tax payment for the past three years.

The matter was adjourned to July 1, 2014 for trial.


-- schmit (f) at 21-05-2014 11:39AM
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ok, nice job, but aibeg EFCC catch those politicians when don steal us tire
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-- Topsylucas (f) at 21-05-2014 01:13PM
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Some ppl get mind. Duping struggling young job seekers. Do they think they'll prosper with such money?
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-- Topsylucas (f) at 21-05-2014 01:18PM
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Some ppl get mind. Duping struggling young job seekers. Do they think they'll prosper with such money?
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-- chicco77 (f) at 21-05-2014 01:31PM
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human beings are wicked
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-- DrSoba (m) at 21-05-2014 02:08PM
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 Hmmmmm
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-- arsenal123 (m) at 21-05-2014 03:02PM
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 Shocked Shocked Shocked Shocked
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-- okeeva (m) at 21-05-2014 03:28PM
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Quote from: schmit on 21-05-2014 11:39AM
ok, nice job, but aibeg EFCC catch those politicians when don steal us tire
abi ooo   starting with FEMI FANI KAYODE don't just charge them and waste time in court, lets get some money back and they should see some jail time
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-- christianity (m) at 21-05-2014 04:10PM
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Thieves arresting fellow.ridiculous
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-- dareper (m) at 21-05-2014 04:37PM
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Bad
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-- dareper (m) at 21-05-2014 04:38PM
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Bad
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-- Nicksam (m) at 21-05-2014 04:42PM
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VERY SERIOUS
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-- beneno (m) at 21-05-2014 05:08PM
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when i get chance to steal for nigeria i go try make the money reach like 10 billion naira, after all court go ask me to pay back 1 million naira or less.if i be that boy wey steal dollars for airport days ago i for no run again,highest court go grant me bail with the sum of 1 million naira with 2 sureties  Roll Eyes  Roll Eyes  Roll Eyes  Roll Eyes
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-- akinmanchy (m) at 21-05-2014 05:41PM
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Poor man wey steal maggi we go see him face for crime fighter, big man wey steal (huge) money we no go see him face for crime fighter. Foolish,senseless,biased,corrupt EFCC. And BTW,they have not even been convicted by the court of law,why showing the "innocent" people face on the internet thereby giving the general public the impression that they are criminals. My law book says...an accused is innocent until proven guilty. Crazy EFCC

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-- winace (f) at 21-05-2014 06:10PM
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Unfortunately they are biafrans jt like some of u here saud but EFCC, relaese dis pple and prob ur pple in govt. Leave d poor alone. Though I don't justify them.
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-- winace (f) at 21-05-2014 06:11PM
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Quote from: winace on 21-05-2014 06:10PM
Unfortunately they are biafrans jt like some of u pple here said but EFCC, release dis pple and prob ur pple in govt. Leave d poor alone. Though I don't justify them.
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-- Dbanjay (m) at 21-05-2014 06:19PM
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Wat bout politicians that steal the whole country money???anyway igbo kwenu....ibo n hause are the tribes paintin naija bad image
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-- kswagger (m) at 21-05-2014 07:09PM
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NICE ONE EFCC BUT E REMAIN BOKO HARAM
CHARGE THEM FOR MIS BOMBING OF FUND OR NA BOMB

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-- osamabinladin (m) at 21-05-2014 07:26PM
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 Sad
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-- paulohking (m) at 21-05-2014 09:37PM
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Roll Eyes
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