The South Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), on Monday, arraigned a serving member of the Nationwide Youth Service Corps (NYSC), recognized as Ogbonna Victor Chibuzor, earlier than Justice Mohammed Liman of the Federal Excessive Courtroom, Enugu, for alleged fraud.
A press release the Public Affairs Officer of the Fee, Mr. Chris Oluka issued, mentioned Ogbonna was arraigned on a five-count cost bordering on intent to defraud and possession of fraudulent paperwork containing false pretences opposite to Part 6 of the Advance Price Fraud and Different Fraud Associated Offences Act 2006 and punishable underneath Part 1 (3) of the identical Act.
He mentioned, Ogbanna’s arrest was sequel to sequence of raids carried out by the zonal workplace over the previous one week by which a number of suspected fraudsters of their early twenties and allegedly into cyber/web rip-off had been arrested having been discovered to be residing flamboyantly regardless of having no identifiable technique of livelihood.
“Evaluation carried out by the Fee on the pc of the suspected fraudster revealed sure incriminating paperwork supposed for use in swindling gullible Nigerians and foreigners alike.
“Additional investigations disclosed that Ogbanna makes use of his e-mail handle email@example.com to ship unsolicited emails to his victims utilizing pretend or stolen identification to legitimise his nefarious actions.
“One of many paperwork was addressed to oneAlan Christopher of BG Group Plc,Thames Valley Park,Studying,RG6,Berkshire,United Kingdomwith a rider ‘Your consideration is required’ and a second paragraph speaking a few (£12,500.000.00) Nice Britain Kilos Sterling unclaimed contract fund.
“One other doc discovered with the accused was a purported Contract Award Certificates to at least one Michael Morgan of 101 Brooklyn,New York,United State of America, on Directing and Fixing of Oil Spillage within the Niger Delta signed by the Chairman, Contract Tender Board and Chairman, Authorized Division of Chevron Nigeria,” he mentioned.
In keeping with Oluka, the accused pleaded not responsible to the costs most well-liked in opposition to when it was learn , prompting his counsel E.O. Isiwu transfer a movement for his bail which was opposed by prosecution counsel, Harmless Mbachie.
The presiding decide, nevertheless, granted bail to the accused within the sum of N500,000.00 and one surety in like sum.
The surety he dominated, should have a landed property in Enugu which have to be verified by the Commissioner of Lands.
Ogbonna is to be remanded in jail custody till he fulfils his bail situations. Case was then adjourned to January 30,2019.
In one other improvement, the Fee, has arraigned one Kingsley Ifeanyi Eluma, AKA Physician Eluma, Managing Director of EEAL International Hyperlinks Nigeria Restricted earlier than Justice Liman on two -count cost bothering on acquiring the sum of N2, 452, 500 million underneath false pretences.
He pleaded not responsible to the costs and was subsequently remanded in jail custody pending the perfection of his bail situations.