EFCC Arraigns Two For N1.8m Job Scam

Published 5 years ago by: Giwa bayo
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at 10:35 AM, 21/05/2014 (5 years ago)

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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.

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schmit at 11:39 AM, 21/05/2014 (5 years ago)
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ok, nice job, but aibeg EFCC catch those politicians when don steal us tire
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Topsylucas at 01:13 PM, 21/05/2014 (5 years ago)
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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 at 01:18 PM, 21/05/2014 (5 years ago)
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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 at 01:31 PM, 21/05/2014 (5 years ago)
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human beings are wicked
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DrSoba at 02:08 PM, 21/05/2014 (5 years ago)
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 Hmmmmm
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arsenal123 at 03:02 PM, 21/05/2014 (5 years ago)
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 Shocked Shocked Shocked Shocked
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okeeva at 03:28 PM, 21/05/2014 (5 years ago)
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Quote from: schmit on 11:39 AM, 21/05/2014
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 at 04:10 PM, 21/05/2014 (5 years ago)
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Thieves arresting fellow.ridiculous
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dareper at 04:37 PM, 21/05/2014 (5 years ago)
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Bad
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dareper at 04:38 PM, 21/05/2014 (5 years ago)
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Bad
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Nicksam at 04:42 PM, 21/05/2014 (5 years ago)
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VERY SERIOUS
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beneno at 05:08 PM, 21/05/2014 (5 years ago)
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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 at 05:41 PM, 21/05/2014 (5 years ago)
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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 at 06:10 PM, 21/05/2014 (5 years ago)
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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 at 06:11 PM, 21/05/2014 (5 years ago)
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Quote from: winace on 06:10 PM, 21/05/2014
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 at 06:19 PM, 21/05/2014 (5 years ago)
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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 at 07:09 PM, 21/05/2014 (5 years ago)
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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 at 07:26 PM, 21/05/2014 (5 years ago)
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 Sad
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paulohking at 09:37 PM, 21/05/2014 (5 years ago)
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Roll Eyes
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