Tuesday, 20 February 2018

EFCC, Ibadan zonal office summoned Mr David and others for money laundering (Photos)

Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibadan zonal office summoned one David Ayomide Raphael before Justice Joyce Abdulmalik of the Federal High Court sitting in Ibadan, Oyo State, on an eight-check charge of money laundering . 

Raphael was summoned following a mysterious request of charging that a syndicate of fraudsters who lives at Kola territory, Oluyole, Ibadan was into deceitful exercises. 

Examination concerning the request of agents of The Commission uncovered that individuals from the syndicate - Davies Ayomide Raphael and two others (Oyewole Segun Samuel and Adeyemi Adewumi Segun) were specialized in internet scam through which they cheat pure individuals, while utilizing imaginary deliver to buy things online, for example, cars and furniture with fake PayPal. 

It was likewise found that the respondent additionally participates in web based dating to cheat clueless casualties. 

One of the counts reads: 

"That you, Davies Ayomide Raphael, Adeyemi Adewumi Segun (at large) and Oyewole Segun Samuel (at large) approximately the fourth of January 2016, at Ibadan inside the purview of this Federal High Court, agreed among yourselves to confer an offense, to mind: illegal tax avoidance and along these lines submitted an offense in opposition to and punishable under Section 18 (an) of the Money Laundering (Prohibition) Act 2011 (As Amended) and punishable under Section 15 (3) of a similar Act". 

Another charge peruses: 

"That you, Davies Ayomide Raphael on the twentieth of June 2016, at Ibadan inside the locale of this Federal High Court, did straightforwardly claim the aggregate of N235,000.00 (Two Hundred and Thirty Five Thousand Naira) just exchanged to you by Adeyemi Adewumi Segun which entirety you knew or sensibly should have known frame some portion of the returns of your unlawful demonstration and in this manner submitted an offense in spite of Section 15 (2) (d) of the Money Laundering (Prohibition) Act 2011 (As Amended) and punishable under Section 15 (3) of a similar Act". 

The litigant argued not blameworthy to the charges favored against him. 

In perspective of his supplication, guidance to the EFCC, Sanusi M. Galadanshi asked the court for a trial date and asked the court to remand the litigant in jail care. 

Nonetheless, guidance to the litigant, J. A. Sanusi educated the court of a pending safeguard application in the interest of his customer and implored the court to permit the respondent stay in the EFCC's guardianship pending the awareness of the application. 

Justice Abdulmalik conceded the supplication and requested that the litigant be remanded in EFCC's authority pending becoming aware of his safeguard application. 

The case is suspended to February 27, 2018 for hearing of bail application and commencement of trial.

Photo Credit: LIB


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