- Dubai-based social media celebrity Ismailia Mustapha, aka Mompha, was arrested again by the EFCC
- Wilson Uwujaren, the anti- The transplant commission spokesman announced the arrest in a statement released on Monday, January 10th.
- Mompha allegedly laundered funds allegedly obtained through illegal activities < / strong>
State of Lagos – The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has re-established Dubai-based Ismailia Mustapha alias Mompha arrested social media celebrities for alleged money laundering.
The EFCC said in a statement by its spokesman Wilson Uwujaren that Mompha was taken into custody on Monday January 10th / p>
The Anti-Transplant Agency stated that this followed a suspicion that Mompha was laundering funds raised by r Illegal activity was obtained and alleged criminal proceeds were withheld.
He pleaded not guilty on each of the counts.
Mompha’s first arrest
The Defendant Mompha was first arrested by staff of the Nigeria Immigration Service on October 18, 2019 at Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport while boarding an Emirates Airline flight to Dubai after being Has been put on a watchlist by the EFCC.
The statement added:
“Mompha is said to have used its registered companies to act on behalf of ‘yahoo yahoo ‘boys from around the world to receive illegal funds in exchange for commissions.
“The account of one of its companies, Ismalob Global Investment Limited Bank, a Bureau de Change company, was allegedly used to raise funds wash resulting from illegal activities st ammten.
“The investigation has uncovered a fraudulent transfer receipt for $ 92, found 412.75 in the suspect’s iPhone 8 device.
” He is about to go to court “
EFCC returns stolen N326,000 to UNIBEN students
In another report, Diemesor Gabriel, a 21-year-old chemical engineering student, reports at the University of Benin, on Friday December 24th, got his N326,000 back.
The sum was given to Gabriel by Adesola Amusan, a deputy commander of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).
This came after the student filed a petition with the EFCC in September about the illegal withdrawal of N 326,000 from the N 600,000 scholarship that has been deposited into his account. The anti-graft agency raised the money and arrested three suspects after investigating Gabriel’s petition.