EFCC Arrests Man Who Allegedly Uses Ghosts To Commit Fraud.(Photo)

A Nigerian man identified as Ibrahim Mohammed Ali as be arraigned by the Economic Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) after he was accused of money laundering.

According to reports Mr. Ali worked with Abshat Engineering Resources Limited and allegedly created ghost workers to commit his atrocities.

He faces a six-count charge of money laundering and has been accused of paying monthly salaries to the tune of N11,187,619 to different bank accounts he operated.

When his fradulent activities was discovered by the company, Mr. Ali immediately tendered his resignation and fled with official documents.

His offence contravenes section (15) (2) (d) of the Money Laundering (Prohibition) Act, 2011 (As Amended) and punishable under section 15 (3) of the same Act.

The defendant pleaded ”not guilty” when the charge against him were read.

The defence counsel, pleaded to the court to grant Ali bail pending trial.

However the case was adjourned till November 20, 2020 for hearing of the bail application, by the court.

While the judge, Justice Mark ordered that Mr. Ali be kept in EFCC custody.

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