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N7.44billion Fraud: Police Arraigned 3 Suspects Impersonating President Buhari and His Wife

Force Criminal Investigation and Intelligent Department of the Nigerian Police Force Alagbon Ikoyi Lagos South West Nigeria today arraigned before a Federal high court Ikoyi Lagos three cyber crime suspects, UCHE Anyawu Julius’a.k.a Musa Mohammed 48,Kenneth CHUKWUDI Ezeonu a.k.a Abdul Karim M 45 and Agu  Ifeanyi George a. k. a Dr Lina Norman 48 years alleged to have swindled some people to the tune of $20.5million US Dollars equivalent of N7.44billion by using forged e-mail and impersonating the President of Federal Republic of Nigeria Muhammadu Buhari GCFR and his wife Aisha  Buhari.
The Commissioner of Police in charge of Anti Fraud unit of Force Criminal Investigation and Intelligent  Department Commissioner of Police Dan Okoro leading team of detectives while investigating some suspected Cyber crime suspects and on the trail of some runaway suspects who are at large busted into the syndicate who members spread across the globe.
Meanwhile Mr Okoro and his team are currently on the trail of the accomplices of the accused persons.
In sixteen count criminal charge number FHC/C/392C/2018 signed and filed before the court by Assistant commissioner of Police Mr Benson Asogwa, the three accused persons were charged with offences stated below:
COUNT 1:
That you Uche Anyanwu Julius “m”aka  “Musa Mohammed” and others at large on August 8, 2018 at No. 10 Hassan Idowu Street Aguda Surulere, Lagos within the Lagos judicial division of this Honourabl Court with intent to defraud did send forged electronic messages to one Engr. Gmemnzes, Attention: Geraldo Francisco Menezes purpoting same to have been sent by her Excellency, Mrs. Aisha Buhari, the First Lady and wife of the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, His Excellency, President Muhammed, Buhari GCFR, in respect of IMMEDIATE PAYMENT OF NOTIFICATION OF $20, 500,000.00 (Twenty Million, Five Hundred Thousand US Dollar) equivalent of #7.44,000,000.00 (Seven Billion, Forty Four Million Naira) and thereby committed an offense punishable under section 14(3) of the cybercrimes (prohibition, prevention, ETC) Act, 2015.
COUNT 2:
That you Uche Anyanwu Julius ‘m’ aka “Musa Mohammed” and others at large on September 13, 2017 at the aforesaid place and judicial Division did send forged electronic messages to one Roy Tailor, Attention: All Genuine Funds Owners purporting same to have been sent by Her Excellency, Mrs. Aisha Buhari, the First Lady and wife of the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, President Muhammed Buhari GCFR, has requested to be contacted directly for the release of an undisclosed outstanding/pending payment , among others and thereby committed an offence punishable under section 14(3) of the cybercrimes (Prohibition, prevention, ETC) Act, 2015.
COUNT 3:
That you Uche Anyanwu Julius ‘m’ aka “Musa Mohammed” and others at large on November 15, 2017 at the aforesaid place and judicial Division did send forged  electronic messages to one Madaulc, Attention: Dr. Guenter Schauer purporting same to have been sent by Her Excellency, Mrs. Aisha Buhari, the First Lady and wife of the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria , His Excellency, President Muhammad Buhari GCFR requesting for a special arrangement to send you unspecified funds by direct cash payment through ECOWAS Headquarters in Cotonu, among others and thereby committed an offence punishable under Section 14(3) of the cybercrimes (Prohibition, Prevention, ETC) Act, 2015.
COUNT 4:
That you Uche Anyanwu Julius ‘m’ aka Musa Mohammed” and others at large on May 11, 2018 at the foresaid place and judicial Division did send forged electronic messages to one Ubsrlongo, Attention: Romana Longo purporting same to have been sent by Her  Excellency, Mrs. Aisha Buhari, the First Lady and wife of the President of the Federal
Republic of Nigeria, His Excellency, President Muhhammad Buhari GCFR, referring to an arrangement between US department of Treasury Direct Account and President Muhammad Buhari GCFR,  relating to the formalization  and revocation of the united states financial impropriety, among others and thereby committed an offence punishable under section 14(3) of the Cybercrimes (Prohibition, Prevention, ETC) Act 2015.
COUNT 5
That you Uche Anyanwu Julius ‘m’ aka Musa Mohammed” and others at large on August 4, 2015 at the aforesaid place and judicial Division did send forged electronic messages to “UBA BANK” purporting same to have been sent by Her  Excellency, Mrs. Aisha Buhari, the First Lady and wife of the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria His Excellency, President Muhammad Buhari GCFR, relating to IMMEDIATE PAYMENT NOTIFICATION Valued at $20.500,000 (Twenty Million, Five Hundred Thousand US Dollar) among others and thereby committed an
offence punishable under section 14(3) of the Cybercrimes (Prohibition, Prevention, ETC) Act, 2015.
COUNT 6
That you Uche Anyanwu Julius ‘m’ aka Musa Mohammed” and others at large on August 8, 2018 at the aforesaid place and judicial Division did send forged electronic messages to one Wiedmantom, Attention: Wiedman Tom  purporting same to have been sent by Her  Excellency, Mrs. Aisha Buhari, the First Lady and wife of the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria,His Excellency, President Muhammad Buhari GCFR, relating to guarantee for certain undisclosed payment, among others and thereby committed an offence punishable under section 14(3) of the Cybercrimes (Prohibition, Prevention, ETC) Act, 2015.
COUNT 7
That you Uche Anyanwu Julius ‘m’ aka Musa Mohammed” and others at large on June 10, 2018 at the aforesaid place and judicial Division did send forged electronic messages to one Werner Muller, purporting same to have been sent by Her  Excellency, Mrs. Aisha Buhari, the First Lady and wife of the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, His Excellency, President Muhammad Buhari GCFR, relating to a payment captioned “ADVANCE PAYMENTS ARE NOT POSSIBLE FOR ME!!”, among others and thereby committed an offence punishable under section 14(3) of the Cybercrimes (Prohibition, Prevention, ETC) Act, 2015.
COUNT 8
That you Uche Anyanwu Julius ‘m’ aka Musa Mohammed” and others at large on September 13, 2017 at the aforesaid place and judicial Division did send forged electronic messages to one Roy Tailor, Attention: All Genuine Funds Owners  purporting same to have been sent by Her  Excellency, Mrs. Aisha Buhari, the First Lady and wife of the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, His Excellency, President Muhammad Buhari GCFR, relating to a notice from Office of the Presidency, among others and thereby  committed an offence punishable under section 14(3) of the Cybercrimes (Prohibition, Prevention, ETC) Act, 2015.
COUNT 9
That you Uche Anyanwu Julius ‘m’ aka Musa Mohammed” and others at large between August 8, 2018 and June , 2018 at the aforesaid place and judicial Division did impersonate to be Her  Excellency, Mrs. Aisha Buhari, the First Lady and wife of the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria His Excellency, President Muhammad Buhari GCFR, by sending the aforesaid electronic messages to the aforesaid persons in her name and with intent to gain advantage to yourself and did fraudulently obtain $20.5 billion USD equivalent of #7.44 Billion Naira from one Mr. William Carrol Shute, and thereby committed an offence punishable under section 22(2)(b) of the cybercrimes
(Prohibition, Prevention, ETC) Act, 2015.
COUNT 10
That you Uche Anyanwu Julius ‘m’ aka Musa Mohammed” and others at large between August 8, 2018 and June , 2018 at the aforesaid place and judicial Division did impersonate to be Her  Excellency, Mrs. Aisha Buhari, the First Lady and wife of the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria His Excellency, President Muhammad Buhari GCFR, by sending the aforesaid electronic messages to the aforesaid persons in her name and with intent to gain advantage to yourself and thereby committed an offence punishable under section 22(2)(b) of the cybercrimes  (Prohibition, Prevention, ETC) Act, 2015.
COUNT 11
That you Keneth Chikwado Ezeomu ‘m’ aka “Abdul Karim” on Spetember 22, 2018 at No. 4a, Alhaji Kayode Street, Aguda Surulere, Lagos at the aforesaid Judicial Division did send forged electronic messages to one mohammed Satti relating to the nomination of the said Mohammed Satti as the beneficiary of  $14,800,000.00 USD which you knew to be false and thereby committed an offence punishable under section 14(3) of the cybercrimes (Prohibition, Prevention, ETC) Act, 2015.
COUNT 12
That you Keneth Chikwado Ezeomu ‘m’ aka “Abdul Karim” on September 22, 2018 at the aforesaid Judicial Division did send forged electronic messages to one Edna relating to her nomination by Byrant Scot to receive funds as a beneficiary, a representation you knew to be false but did so with a view to extorting money from the said Edna and thereby committed an offence punishable under section 14(3) of the cybercrimes (Prohibition, Prevention, ETC) Act, 2015.
COUNT 13
That you Keneth Chikwado Ezeonu ‘m’ aka “Abdul Karim” on Spetember 22, 2018 at the aforesaid Judicial Division did send forged electronic messages to one Edna Samson relating to her nomination by Byrant Scot to receive a consignment,  a representation you knew to be false and thereby committed an offence punishable under section 14(3) of the cybercrimes (Prohibition, Prevention, ETC) Act, 2015.
COUNT 14
That you Keneth Chikwado Ezeonu ‘m’ aka “Abdul Karim” on September 30, 2018 at the aforesaid Judicial Division did send forged electronic messages to one Hyun Kim of South Korea relating to be loan of $10,000.00 (Ten Thousand US Dollar) from Citi Bank Dubai, UAE with a view to stealing the said sum from him and thereby committed an offence punishable under section 14(3) of the cybercrimes (Prohibition, Prevention, ETC) Act, 2015.
COUNT 15
That you Agu Ifeanyi George ‘m’ aka “Dr. Lina Norman” on October 1, 2018 at No 4a, Alhaji Kayode Close, Aguda Surulere, Lagos at the aforesaid Juidicial Division did send forged electronic messages to one Grezegorz Siewierski relating to you being in a Refugee Camp due to a battle that forced you and your kids to the Camp, a representation you knew to be false but did with intent to stealing US $15,500.000.00 (Fifteen Million, Five Hundred Thousand Dollar) from him and thereby committed an offence punishable under section 14(3) of the cybercrimes  (Prohibition, Prevention, ETC) Act, 2015.
COUNT 16
That you Agu Ifeanyi George ‘m’ aka “Dr. Lina Norman” on September 26, 2018 at the  aforesaid Judicial Division did send forged electronic messages to one  M.J Gabela where you claimed to be one Dr. Lina Norman, a medical practitioner from Damsacus, Syria, seeking for assistance to help you and your two daughters relocate to Syria, a representation you knew to be false but did so with intent to stealing some funds from him and thereby committed an offence punishable under section 14(3) of the cybercrimes  (Prohibition, Prevention, ETC) Act, 2015.
       The accused persons who were not represented by any lawyer pleaded not guilty to all the charges, consequently the Police legal officer Mr Benson Asogwa  urged the court to remand the accused persons in prison custody and fix a trial date.
      The presiding Judge Justice Babs  Kiewumi while ordering the accused persons to be remanded in prison custody adjourned till 18th of January, 2019 for their  trial to  commence.

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