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Rivers father, son up for internet scam

27 March 2015, 12:30Okoro Chinedu

Lagos - A Rivers State man and his son have appeared in court for alleged internet scam after they allegedly failed to account for some vehicles found in their possession.

Justice Unuafe and his son, Omorigho Unuafe, have appeared before Justice Lambo Akanbi of the Federal High Court in Port Harcourt on a four-count charge bordering on obstruction, possession of fraudulent documents and obtaining money by false pretence.

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) arrested the pair after intelligence gathered while investigating a reported case of internet scam.

Also Read: Benue pair in custody for money laundering

The two, who are said to be unemployed, were allegedly were found in possession of two vehicles without document to prove how they got the vehicles.

The accused persons, who are pleading not guilty, allegedly refused to give the EFCC operatives the required information needed from them for the investigation.

Justice Akanbi granted them bail in the sum of N500 000 with one surety each in like sum.

The matter has been adjourned to May 20 for trial.

- CAJ News


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