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Rivers pair remanded for forex fraud

07 June 2016, 21:31

Abuja - The Federal High Court in Port Harcourt, Rivers State has deferred the matter against two suspects accused of fraud to the tune of about US$3 million to September.

The suspects, John Elijah Edet and Jeffery Ulu Orji, have appeared before the courts on an eight-count charge of internet fraud and obtaining by false pretence.

The accused persons were apprehended following an intelligence report on their alleged fraudulent escapades.

Also read: Nigeria's central bank agrees to flexible forex policy

Upon their arrest, it is reported various scam mails were printed from their laptops which they use in defrauding unsuspecting victims.

The matter has been adjourned to September 21, 27 and 28 for trial as the defendants are ordered to be remanded in prison custody. 




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