Wednesday, 27 May 2020

EFCC arraigns man over alleged N33.5 million FOREX scam in Uyo

Read below a statement released by the EFCC via twitter ;

The Oyo Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crime Commission, EFCC, on Wednesday, May 17, 2020 , arraigned one Okoro Chukwudi Goodluck before Justice Charles Ikpe of the State High Court , sitting in Uyo , Akwa-Ibom State .

Goodluck was arraigned on seven-count charge bordering on conspiracy, obtaining by false pretense and stealing to the tune of N33,560,000( thirty three million , Five hundred and sixty thousand Naira).

Trouble started for the defendant when Peter Udo and John Udu in a petition to the Commission alleged that he swindled them if the mentioned sum in 2019.

They alleged Goodluck lured them to invest the sum in his foreign exchange trading firm with a promise that they were going to earn a 100 per cent interest in their investment, within two weeks .
While this never happened, the defendant disappeared without traces.

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