EFCC arrests 48 Internet fraudsters in Benue (Punch)

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, on Thursday, said it had arrested 48 persons for involvement in Internet fraud and other financial crimes from January this year to date. It stated that out of the number, 13 were facing prosecution,…

Owuru declared wanted for fraud, says EFCC (Punch)

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, on Tuesday, explained to the Federal High Court in Abuja that it declared the Hopes Democratic Party’s presidential candidate in the last election, Ambrose Owuru, wanted over fraud charges pending against him in Port…

$40m jewellery beyond Diezani’s income, EFCC insists (Punch)

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Monday appealed to the Federal High Court in Lagos to order the permanent forfeiture of the 2,149 pieces of jewellery and a customised gold iPhone, valued at $40m, recovered from the Abuja home…

Bigger names added to FBI fraud suspects – EFCC (Punch)

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Wednesday stated it was monitoring more suspected Nigerian fraudsters apart from the 80 names released by the US Federal Bureau of Investigation. The Ibadan zonal head of the EFCC, Friday Ebelo, said, “Bigger…

EFCC charges woman with collecting N22.9bn from Dasuki (Punch)

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission will on Monday (today) arraign one Mrs Isabella Oshodin and Bob Oshodin Organisation Ltd at the Federal High Court sitting in Abuja for N22.9bn fraud and money laundering. The commission disclosed that they would…

EFCC probes FIRS staff accounts over N1.2bn fraud (Punch)

As part of its investigation into the N1.2bn duty tour allowance fraud in the Federal Inland Revenue Service, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has commenced a forensic analysis of the bank accounts of the staff members. Sunday PUNCH gathered on…

We’ll partner with EFCC to recover looted funds in Kwara, says AbdulRazaq

Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq on Tuesday said his administration would partner with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to combat graft, including recovering funds looted from the state treasury. AbdulRazaq said corruption had almost crippled Kwara when he…

AMCON set to document recalcitrant obligors for posterity, says Kuru

Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer, Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON), Ahmed Lawan Kuru, Wednesday in Lagos disclosed that the Corporation is working with other sister agencies to produce a full length television documentary of notorious and recalcitrant obligors of AMCON.…

N22b Paris cash: EFCC seizes passports of 34 ex-Kwara officials (Nation)

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has seized the passports of 34 top officials who served under former Kwara State Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed over a N22 billion London-Paris Club refund. Ten of them have been watch-listed to prevent them…

Why whistleblowers must file petition under oath, by EFCC (Guardian)

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has explained the rationale behind its new policy that potential whistleblowers must take oath before filing petition. The anti-graft agency introduced the process that compels a whistleblower to sign undertaking, including taking an…

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