Photo Of NYSC Corps Member Arraigned By EFCC Over Alleged $12.5m Internet Fraud

Published 11 months ago by: CLARA JANCITA
at 11:17 AM, 18/12/2018 (11 months ago)

(14344 | Hero) (f)


A serving member of the National Youth Service Corps, who deviated from serving his fatherland to internet fraud, has been arraigned by the officials of the EFCC. The Enugu Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC on December 17, 2018 arraigned Ogbonna Victor Chibuzor, a serving member of the National Youth Service Corps, NYSC before Justice A.M. Liman of the Federal High Court, Enugu on a five-count charge bordering on intent to defraud, and possession of fraudulent documents contrary to Section 6 of the Advance Fee Fraud and Other Fraud Related Offences Act 2006 and punishable under Section 1 (3) of the same Act.
 
Ogbanna’s arrest was sequel to series of raids carried out by operatives over the past one week in which several suspected fraudsters in their early 20s, alleged to be engaging in online fraud, were arrested having been found to be living a flamboyant lifestyle not commensurate to the means of livelihood.
 
Analysis carried out on the computer of the suspected fraudster revealed certain incriminating documents intended to be used in swindling gullible Nigerians and foreigners alike.
 
Further investigations disclosed that Ogbanna uses his e-mail address [email protected] to send unsolicited emails to his victims using the fake or stolen identity to legitimize his nefarious activities.
 
One of the documents was addressed to one Alan Christopher of BG Group Plc, Thames Valley Park, Reading, RG6, Berkshire, United Kingdom, with a rider “Your attention is needed” and a second paragraph talking about a £12,500,000 (Twelve Million Five Hundred Thousand Pounds Sterling) unclaimed contract fund.
 
Another document found with the accused was a purported “Contract Award Certificate” to one Michael Morgan of 101 Brooklyn, New York, United State of America, on “Directing and Fixing of Oil Spillage” in the Niger Delta signed by the Chairman, Contract Tender Board and Chairman, Legal Department of Chevron Nigeria.
 
He pleaded “not guilty” to the charges preferred against him occasioning his counsel E.O. Isiwu to move a motion for bail, which was opposed by prosecuting counsel, Innocent Mbachie.
 
The presiding judge, however, granted bail to the defendant in the sum of N500, 000 (Five Hundred Thousand Naira) and one surety in like sum. The surety, he ruled,
Quote
“must have a landed property in Enugu which must be verified by the Commissioner of Lands”.
Ogbonna is to be remanded in prifulfillstody until he fulfils his bail conditions.
 
The case has been adjourned to January 30, 2019.

Problem with this article? Please contact us



Wazubia at 12:30 PM, 18/12/2018 (11 months ago)
(5446 | Gistmaniac) (m)

SERVE HIM RIGHT.
Reply
Uwadon1 at 03:31 PM, 18/12/2018 (11 months ago)
(2 | Newbie) (m)

Quote from: Wazubia on 12:30 PM, 18/12/2018
SERVE HIM RIGHT.

just shut your Gutter mouth what do you know
what else did the country offer him
Reply
allenspike at 06:45 PM, 18/12/2018 (11 months ago)
(3941 | Gistmaniac) (m)

12mill wey e no collect, whr is the case here?
Reply

LATEST COMMENTS

  1. Baye77 on: There’s Nothing Small About Him Down There - Controversial Etinosa Talks About Her Young Lover
    Ok. Congratulations ... 13 mins ago
  2. victorstic1 on: VIDEO: Pastor Baths In Church Then Makes His Congregation Drink The Bathe Water For Blessings
    Daddy freeze must see this  :o :o :o :o... 18 mins ago
  3. Baye77 on: Pastor, Sunday Adelaja Married To Two Wives, Impregnates 16-yr-old J.S.S 3 Student In Ogun
    Let him pay all the bills...then jail him!... 23 mins ago
  4. kacylee on: "I Don't Know Tacha Because I Dont Watch Big Brother" - CeeC Speaks On Tacha
    this is very hateful.. ths same platform that made u famous is what u dont watch anymore... fame can... 44 mins ago
  5. Baye77 on: Miss Jamaica, Toni-Ann Singh Emerges Miss World 2019 (Photo)
    :o... 47 mins ago