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EFCC Charges Casino, Gaming Operators On Compliance With AML/ CFT Regulations

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has charged operators in both the casino and gaming sectors in the country to comply with anti-money laundering and counter-terrorism financing (AML/CFT) laws in their operations. This call was made in Lagos on…

Tinubu Does Not Interfere In The Works Of EFCC – Olukoyede

THE Executive Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ola Olukoyede, has disclosed that President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has greatly shown immense political will in the fight against economic and financial crimes by not interfering in the works…

Kaduna Courts Jail Four Internet Fraudsters

  THE Kaduna Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC has secured the conviction and sentence of four internet fraudsters before Justices A.A Bello and A.A. Isiaka of the state high courts and R.M Aikawa of the…

EFCC, FBI Strengthen Strategic Partnership

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC and the Federal Bureau of Investigation, FBI, on Friday, June 14, 2024, brokered a renewed strategic alliance towards tackling the menace of  internet crimes and other waves of emerging and old crimes that…

Engineer, Five Others Jailed For Internet Fraud In Ilorin

Justice Evelyn Anyadike of the Federal High Court sitting in Ilorin on Tuesday, June 11, 2024 sentenced a Civil Engineer, Abeeb Uthman Jasola  to six months imprisonment for offences bordering on cybercrime and retention of proceeds of crime. Jasola was…

Yahaya Bello: Appeal Court Quashes Contempt Charge Against EFCC, Olukoyede

THE Court of Appeal, Abuja has quashed a previous ruling made by a Kogi State High Court against the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and its Chairman, Ola Olukoyede, concerning a contempt case and restraining order  filed by former…

Student Bags 1 year Jail Term For Swindling Chinese Woman

A Federal Capital Territory High Court in Gwagwalada, on Thursday sentenced a 21-year-old student, Adakole Peter to one year imprisonment for swindling a Chinese woman of 50 dollars. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, had arraigned the convict on…

Witness Narrates How Agunloye Received N5.2m In Alleged $6b Mambila Power Project Contract Fraud

A prosecuting witness in the trial of former Minister of Power and Steel, Olu Agunloye on Monday, June 10, 2024 narrated before Justice Jude Onwuegbuzie of the Federal Capital City,  FCT High Court, sitting in Apo, Abuja, how multiple transfers were made in favour of Agunloye by Jide…

Makurdi Courts Jail  32 For Internet Fraud

Justices M.S.Abubakar and A. Onoja of the Federal High  Court Makurdi  and  M.I. Ikpambese of the  Benue State High Court,  Makurdi have convicted and sentenced thirty  two internet fraudsters to various jail terms. The convicts were jailed  after pleading guilty…

EFCC Secures Final Forfeiture Of  N204.8m, 15 Properties For Fraud Victims

THE Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC on Monday June 10, 2024 secured the final forfeiture of  the sum of N204, 849, 859:00 (Two Hundred and Four Million, Eight Hundred and Forty-nine Thousand, Eight Hundred and Fifty-nine Naira), 15 properties…