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Friday, 27 March 2015

Photo: Father and son arraigned for $4,256 internet scam

Find the EFCC press statement below...
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on March 24, 2015 arraigned Justice Unuafe and his son, Omorigho Unuafe, before Justice Lambo Akanbi of the Federal High Court Port Harcourt, Rivers State, on a 4-count charge bordering on obstruction, possession of fraudulent documents and obtaining money by false pretense.
Father and son were arrested by operatives of the EFCC upon intelligence gathered while investigating a reported case of internet scam.
The duo who are jobless, were found in possession of Honda Accord 2004 model and an Acura ZDX, without document to prove how they got the vehicles. They also have an almost completed storey building located in Delta State . The accused persons decidedly refused to give the EFCC operatives the required information needed from them for the investigation.

One of the charges reads:
“That you Justice Unuafe on or about the 12th  day of February, 2015 at Port Harcourt within the jurisdiction of this honorable court did obstruct the officers of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission by refusing to give the details of your account number, the details of your relation who sold Acura ZDX with registration number SMK 307 DC to you and other information requested from you and thereby committed an offence contrary to and punishable under Section 38 (2) (b0 of the Economics and Financial Crimes Commission (Establishment) Act, 2004.”

Another charge reads:
“That you Omorigho Justice Unuafe on or about 30th day of December, 2014 at Port Harcourt within the jurisdiction of this honorable court with intent to defraud, did obtain the total sum of $4,256 (Four Thousand Two Hundred and Fifty Six Dollars) by false pretence from one Cheng Chung Shin by representing yourself as MARO MOTON, which you knew to be false and thereby committed an offence contrary to Section 1 (1) (a) of the Advance Fee Fraud and Other Fraud Related Offences Act, 2006 and Punishable under Section 1 (3) of the said Act.”

They pleaded not guilty when the charges were read to them.

In view of their pleas, counsel to EFCC, Sadiq Hussain, prayed the court to fix a date for trial to commence, while the accused persons be remand in EFCC custody.

The defence counsel, C. I. Anyaghbuna, however, pleaded for bail for the accused persons.

In his ruling, Justice Akanbi granted them bail in the sum of N500,000 (Five Thousand Naira) with one surety each in like sum. The sureties must have their addresses verified by the EFCC, and must be responsible members of the society.

The matter has been adjourned to May 20, 2015 for trial.

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26th March, 2015

75 comments:

aloysius anne said...

God have mercy on them

@lwkmd_naija - follow on instagram/twitter said...

Haba! Lindaobserve

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Interesting.

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Fresh toto eater said...

Crime family?

@lwkmd_naija - follow on instagram/twitter said...

Let them leave the poor people alone, how much is honda and zdx sef? Mtsheeew. Lindaobserve

Chilaka Christian said...

Father Nd Son, Is Alright o

AbokiDaWarriBoy said...

Kikiki blood is thicker than water o,no try dem o.

Anonymous said...

Lol

Peejay said...

It runs in the family...

Fresh toto eater said...

Blood don't lie. Like father, like son

Benjamin Adeniyi said...

Is this what we know EFCC for now, arresting internet fraudster and leaving hundreds stealing billions from government.

wilheminna moses said...

Chisos!!!! Nna na nwa bu aloba

NaijaDeltaBabe said...

Family business. See d man face sef

Ibrahim Ahmed said...

Country hard oo

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Juliet Iwuno said...

Like father like son, ngwanu una have enter. Linda take note!

Juliet Iwuno said...

Like father like son, ngwanu una have enter. Linda take note!

Juliet Iwuno said...

Like father like son, ngwanu una have enter. Linda take note!

Juliet Iwuno said...

Like father like son, ngwanu una have enter. Linda take note!

Ngozi Ugochukwu said...

Hmmmmmm! LIKE FATHER, LIKE SON! The Bible said train up a child in the way of the lord, but this man did otherwise.

Ochuwa Oshio said...

like father like son....this will serve as example to others ..Linda see me

Ngozi Ugochukwu said...

Hmmmmmm! LIKE FATHER, LIKE SON! The Bible said train up a child in the way of the lord, but this man did otherwise.

christie benjamin said...

Like father like son.
Good 4 them.

Ogbodu Kingsley said...

I think EFCC have lost control, where is the connection with the father now, or is it because the father owns Acura ZDX? Obasanjo, pls go and tame those your lions that have turned dogs.

Anonymous said...

I beg ur pardon Linda if u can't beat them u join them is Nigeria unemployment is causing all this problem. How did u want them to survive? Pls answer me

igwe Adaobi said...

Lol
Hustling family.

Subomi said...

Good job EFCC but you need to pay more attention on bigger thieves in government

Anonymous said...

Efcc stop fooling yourselves by arresting innocent Nigerians trying to make ends meet instead of arresting politicians stealing the country's wealth.

OKECHUKWU CHINEDU T. said...

EFCC should concentrate on the big fishes in nigeria. This people they ve got are hungry people looking for what to eat

pam eucharia said...

2bad..

OKECHUKWU CHINEDU T. said...

EFCC should concentrate on the big fishes in nigeria. This people they ve got are hungry people looking for what to eat

OGUNDIRAN OYINDAMOLA said...

Weytin we no go c or hear 4 dis our obodo nigeria, father n son involved in scam? Mouth sealed

OGUNDIRAN OYINDAMOLA said...

Weytin we no go c or hear 4 dis our obodo nigeria, father n son involved in scam? Mouth sealed

tamara splash said...

Mmmmmmm...they will blame it on devil now

danex said...

like father, like son. what do u expect?

Oyibo said...

Lmao.

Anonymous said...

Edo boys

angela akadakpo said...

Ds is awesome I don't knw wat 2 say.

CHERRY said...

Good for them!

Martin Okoye said...

I dnt why i find this very funny ... The hustle is real though .. papa blood thick gan .. lol

Anonymous said...

Linda you proudly published their photos but when the big men are involved we do not see their photos and you do not ask efcc for their mug shots. where is FFK, bode judge mug shot etc

ROYAL PRIESTHOOD said...

Father, and son joint business. D father just laid waste d destiny of his son. Wht a shame.

ONYEKA CHARLES said...

family business.......

chinwe uba said...

Like father like son

hawtness redifined said...

Family business. CEO and COO..linda nwa ikeji ekenem gi.

Anonymous said...

#smh - because of election; EFCC is now working. So after election they alongside GEJ will go back to sleep?

smh - From Prof Wole Soyinka: Only 4 set of people that will vote GJ
1. Those who are intellectually blind
2. Those who are blinded by ethnicity
3. Those who are blinded by corruption an therefore afraid of unknown should power change over
4.those who are suffering from a combination of all the above terminal sicknesses

joshua james said...

GOBE!!! Father and son turn scammer..



...JOSHSAYSO..LIB..FAN

haastrup rowland said...

It runs in the family...cursed family

Musa Isa said...

Kai EFCC no try at at $4.256 ? Abeg

Shina Shine said...

Like father, like son
Say no to crime


#Commenting thru Glo 4G LTE

Anonymous said...

Is this a joke or what? Father and son getting arrested for just because of 4000 usd? efcc should go suck them dicks.. yall can do better. SMH

Naija Must Pure said...

The hoso na for real. But why would a father initiate a son into this? Abi na d other way round?


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fresh said...

oloribuku father n soon for just $4,500 when una mate day make 4.5mil $

@lwkmd_naija - follow on instagram/twitter said...

FathernSon *patorankingsvoice*

Anonymous said...

if jonathan has created more jobs like refinery, Tyre industry, all these won't happun, our head is a thief and so is the body....

ROYAL PRIESTHOOD said...

God help them.

Anonymous said...

Because of 4k? abi aye efcc fe baje ni??

How do these guys get caught? i don't get? at the bank when they go to pick up money or what?

Anonymous said...

Because of 4k? abi aye efcc fe baje ni??

How do these guys get caught? i don't get? at the bank when they go to pick up money or what?

Anonymous said...

lili....kindly pull down all the advert gracing your wall.Campaigning is over,dont let INEC come for you. love u gal.

israel david said...

Nawa ooo....father nd son,dis family is caused..

Anonymous said...

Idiot. Before you judge and pronounce curses, learn to speak good English, lest you curse yourself one day.

dami llionaire said...

It is well with them....

Anonymous said...

I have noticed after careful observance that Linda doesn't post when it comes tothese politicians and high placed individuals stealing. Also the efcc forgets to release press statements to indict them, but the instant one of these young and struggling people are caught, the efcc springs to its camera and keyboard, and Linda to her blog to post. Be wise people. The efcc is just a tool.

ary said...

Family business. Guess the bread winners are going to jail. One of the down sides of sharing same business

Anonymous said...

EFCC has fail credibility, government official in Nigeria and politicians are carrying millions of dollars tax paying money every days, the leave them out of settlement and start looking for $4,256 internet scam" where are your faith in this nation ?

Jules Louis said...

The root of all these is unemploment. Smh!

heru said...

must be careful with internet scam

Anonymous said...

Patorankimg Tinz!

Anonymous said...

That's why many of them will never go unpunished too, for leaving the big thieves who are sucking the nation dry for petty thieves.

Holuphorlahan said...

Its still not as much as politicians steal..why the double standard??

RareSpecie Z said...

More like a Godfather (gangster) Dad with a Dante Son.

Alabi Akinkunmi said...

Family business!

Anonymous said...

poor things..lol. Who's laughing now?

bowoade faderera said...

Like father like son



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Anonymous said...

mhen i like dis family die....fuck EFCC,stop arresting dis small boiz,try n catch dier bosses which is Nigeria Government...fuck EFCC, FUCK U

Anonymous said...

mhen i like dis family die....fuck EFCC,stop arresting dis small boiz,try n catch dier bosses which is Nigerian Government...fuck EFCC, FUCK U

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