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Benue pair in custody for money laundering

26 March 2015, 19:56

Lagos - Two suspects have been arraigned before the Federal High Court for automated teller machine (ATM) fraud.

Dickson Simon Obasi and Frank Emmanuel Orngu have appeared before Justice Binta Murtala Nyako at the federal High Court in Makurdi, Benue State on a three-count charge bordering on money laundering offences.

Also read: Fani-Kayode's money laundering trial adjourned

Dickson and Frank were arrested following a complaint from one Fatima Justina Agada and Samuel Abuwal that the duo conspired and fraudulently swapped their ATM cards in one of the old generation banks and used the cards to swindle them of several thousands of naira.

The crimes allegedly occurred in September 2014.

Justice Nyako, while ordering the accused to be remanded in Makurdi prison custody, adjourned the case to Tuesday next week and May 19 for for hearing on the bail application and commencement of trial respectively. ­

- CAJ News

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