EFCC Arrests Six People Involved in a N31m Fraud Scheme (PHOTOS)

Published 4 years ago by: Giwa bayo
at 04:53 PM, 27/07/2015 (4 years ago)

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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Friday, July 24, 2015, arraigned six persons before Justice Oluwatoyin Ipaye of the Lagos High Court, Ikeja on a 17 count charge bordering on conspiracy, stealing and forgery.
The six accused persons – Festus Onile, Olawale Garuba, Abiodun Afainiya, Jayeola Afolabi David, Yewande Adeyemi and Adetoun Kammal, were arrested by the Commission sequel to a petition from a new generation bank which alleged fraudulent transfers and withdrawals of N31 million through ATM and Point of Sale, POS, from the account of one of its customers.
One of the counts reads: “Festus Onile, Olawale Garuba and Abiodun Afainiya between the 14th December, 2012 to 18th December, 2012 at Lagos within the jurisdiction of this honourable court with a dishonest intent stole the sum of N5,513,519.98 (five million, five hundred and thirteen thousand, five hundred and nineteen naira, ninety eight kobo) through point of sale terminals (POS) from account no. 0038253607 belonging to late Shodiya Wemimo Agnes.”
The accused persons pleaded not guilty when the charge was read to them.
In view of their plea, the prosecution counsel, Abba Mohammed, prayed the court for a trial date and to remand the accused persons in prison custody.
However, Seun Adenuga, counsel to the first accused asked for a short adjournment to enable him file for bail. He also prayed the court to remand the accused in EFCC custody.
Justice Ipaye however ordered that the accused be remanded in Kirikiri prison pending the determination of their bail applications and adjourned the case to October 9th, 20th and 21st for trial.

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Ken1230 at 05:01 PM, 27/07/2015 (4 years ago)
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Poster, You mean N31M or N5M? Next please
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Wysetots at 05:10 PM, 27/07/2015 (4 years ago)
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I don't understand this news.
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chealseafc at 05:29 PM, 27/07/2015 (4 years ago)
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na wa oh.
shebi dem say,
igbo people too like money.
everywhere you mention crime in Nigeria,
na igbo people.
 Grin Grin Grin Grin Grin Grin Grin Grin Grin Grin Grin Grin
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echeeche at 07:04 PM, 27/07/2015 (4 years ago)
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Too bad
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babafero at 07:40 PM, 27/07/2015 (4 years ago)
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IF I talk now , dem go say thunder fire me.. yoruba just dey steal from people even the dead... One DAY the dead will rise and kill all the yoruba spoiling Nigeria Image ...Say Amen
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beneno at 08:18 PM, 27/07/2015 (4 years ago)
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see that guy nose like garden egg
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dollar22 at 08:59 PM, 27/07/2015 (4 years ago)
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Guess they are igbos ?
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ignis99 at 10:18 PM, 27/07/2015 (4 years ago)
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shoooo
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zoe61 at 10:30 PM, 27/07/2015 (4 years ago)
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 Roll Eyes Roll Eyes Roll Eyes Roll Eyes Roll Eyes
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darlington_iyke at 01:48 AM, 28/07/2015 (4 years ago)
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Dorothieves...Yorothieves...

Yorobaz the fraudstarz
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proly at 03:14 AM, 28/07/2015 (4 years ago)
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Wahalaa
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edpete at 10:04 AM, 28/07/2015 (4 years ago)
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Stealin from the dead, wat a shame
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Nicksam at 10:21 AM, 28/07/2015 (4 years ago)
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NAIJA NA WA OOO
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PoliticxGuru at 08:17 PM, 29/07/2015 (4 years ago)
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good
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elchymo at 01:30 PM, 11/08/2015 (4 years ago)
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Man must survive. 419 is a crime only if u r caught Roll Eyes Roll Eyes Roll Eyes
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Fashoney at 09:22 PM, 20/08/2015 (4 years ago)
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See dia eyes like eagle wey wan thief bed
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