EFCC declares popular celebrity wanted, reveals his crime

  • Nigeria’s ant-graft commission, EFCC, on Wednesday, August3, declared Ismaila Mustapha, alias Mompha, wanted
  • The popular Nigerian internet celebrity is wanted in an alleged case of Retention of Proceeds of Criminal Conduct
  • Anyone with useful information as to his whereabout as advised to contact the EFCC or the nearest police station

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has declared the popular Nigerian internet celebrity, Ismaila Mustapha, alias Mompha, wanted.

The EFCC in a statement on Twitter on Wednesday, August 3, urged anyone with useful information about his whereabout to contact the antigraft commission or the nearest police station.

The commission said “anyone with useful information as to his whereabout should contact the EFCC or the nearest police station.”

“The general public is hereby notified that Ismaila Mustapha, whose photograph appears above, is wanted by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in an alleged case of Retention of Proceeds of Criminal Conduct, Possession of Document Containing False Pretences, False Asset Declaration and Laundering of Proceeds of Unlawful Conduct,” the EFCC wrote on Twitter.

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In another report, the EFCC has secured the conviction and sentencing of five internet fraudsters.

The fraudsters appeared before Justice N.I. Afolabi of the Federal High Court sitting in Lafia, Nasarawa state, on Tuesday, July 26.

The commission noted that they were convicted on one count charge each bordering on internet-related fraud. According to the EFCC, Okwechime fraudulently impersonated one Joseph Michael, an American soldier to defraud one Molly of $350 (Three Hundred and Fifty United States Dollars), while Olaniyi sent electronic messages with the intent to defraud one Samuel Mayona.

ICPC finds N540m in account of primary school teacher with N76K salary

Similarly, the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) on Thursday, July 28, announced that it found a total of N540 million in the account of a public primary school teacher with a salary of N76,000.

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The Federal High Court sitting in Abuja also ordered the final forfeiture of N120 million traced to the teacher, Roseline Egbuha who teaches at Ozala Primary School, Abagana, Anambra state.

A statement by the commission’s spokesperson, Azuka Ogugua said that the court headed by Justice D.U Okorowo also ordered the forfeiture of cars traced to Egbuha and some of her accomplices in money laundering activities.

Source: Legit.ng

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