EFCC Nabs A Fraudster Trying To Defraud Governor Al-Makura
Economic and Financial Crimes Commission today, December 22, arrested Mohammed Momoh, for attempting to defraud the governor of Nasarawa State, His Excellency Umaru Tanko Al- Makura.
The suspect who was posing as a “Private investigator from the Villa“ was said to have approached the wife of the governor with a proposition to help stop a purported investigation of two accounts belonging to the governor, by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission.
He claimed he came across information regarding the two accounts that had been under investigation since 2011 and also intercepted emails and gotten wind of investigation report purportedly sent to First Bank by the EFCC.
The suspect had requested for N8 million but was offered N6 million. But the His Excellency became Suspicious about the proposal and contacted the Commission and were asked to play along with the suspect. The suspect was arrested in a sting operation after he collected marked N2 million.
The suspect is presently in custody and would be charged to court as soon as the investigation is concluded.