The Economic and Financial Crimes Commision (EFCC) has arraigned Popular Nigeria Artist Naira Marley to court on 11 count charges bordering on fraud for alleged credit card fraud.
This follows as several investigations was carried out on him whie he was in EFCC custody for about 7 days now.
He will be arraigned in court base on the charges on Monday 20th 2019.
Recall he was arrested aongside zlatan Ibile and three others last week friday, afterwhich Zlatan and three others was released he was still under the custody of the EFCC facing questioning and investigations due to some findings, and according to the charges he risks 7 years in jail if convicted in court.
The EFCC is backing on Section 33 (2) of the Money Laundering (Prohibition) Act and the Cyber Crimes Act to prosecute the artiste.
Whch states that “Any person who uses: a counterfeit access device; an unauthorised access device; an access device issued to another person; resulting in a loss or gain commits an offence and shall be liable on conviction to imprisonment for a term of not more than seven years or a fine of not more than N5,000,000.00 and forfeiture of the advantage or value derived from his act.”
Some of the counts in the charges filed against him includes, “That you, Azeez Adeshina Fashola, aka Naira Marley, and Raze (still at large), on or about the 11th day of December 2018, within the jurisdiction of this honourable court, conspired amongst yourselves to use Access card 42658840359191132 issued to persons other than you in a bid to obtain gain and you thereby committed an offense contrary to Section 27(1)(b) of the Cyber Crimes (Prohibition, Prevention etc) Act 2015 and punishable under Section 33(2) of the Same Act.
“That you, Azeez Adeshina Fashola, aka Naira Marley, and Raze (still at large), on or about the 10th day of May 2019, within the jurisdiction of this honorable court, with intent to defraud possessed, counterfeit card 4921819410257431 issued to Timea Fedorne Tatar and you thereby committed an offense contrary to and punishable under Section 33(9) of Cyber Crimes (Prohibition, Prevention, etc) Act 2015.”
The charges with suit number FHC/L/178C/19 was filed before a Lagos State High Court.”
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