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EFCC Arrests Two Over Possession Of Fraudulent Documents

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Two suspected fraudsters, Nnamdi Madu (24) and Darlington Ifeakachi Nwali (24) have been arraigned by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, in Enugu state, today before Justice A. M Liman of the Federal High Court, Enugu.

The accused are facing a combined ten-count charge of 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.

They were arrested on December 14th, 2018, when the zonal office carried out a raid where many fraudsters operating within Enugu metropolis, many of which were University students who lived enviously despite no identifiable means of livelihood were rounded up.

Some of the fraudsters computers had incriminating documents, when searched by the commission.some of the documents were titled “SPANISH HASTING WARD CAREY & CHAMBERS,” “CERTIFICATE OF INCORPORATION OF A PRIVATE COMPANY” ” AILEEN” intended to be sent to their victims using fake or stolen identities.

Some other items recovered include; various ATM cards,a toyota Venza with a National Association of Nigerian Student (NANS) plate number, Toyota Avalon,four laptops,several mobile phones,substances suspected to be charms, huge wraps of CannabisSativa (Indian Hemp) among others.

They suspects were each granted bail on the following conditions: N500,000 each and one surety each in like sum, sureties to have landed properties within the jurisdiction of the court and the properties’ documents must be verified by the registrar of the court.

The case has been adjourned to January 21, 2019, for trial, with the judge ordering the defendants to be remanded in prison custody pending the perfection of their bail conditions.



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