- EFCC Benin zonal office arrests suspected fraudster for concealing a sum of N150,000
- The commission convicted the lady on a one count charge of money laundering
- Isaac Christiana Nkemdirim, who appeared at a court hearing in Benin City, bagged eight months in jail
A young lady identified as Isaac Christiana Nkemdirim has bagged 8 months prison sentence after the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) arrested for fraud committed in August, 2018.
The commission had arrested Nkemdirim on charges bordering on money laundering. It reported that the young lady had committed the crime on August 23, 2018, with the help of an accomplice identified as Favour Chinonso.
EFCC disclosed the arrest on a post shared on Facebook with a photo of the suspect. It was revealed that she had been convicted on a one-count charge of obtaining by false pretense of money laundering.
It gathered that Nkemdirim and her accomplice had laundered a sum of N150,000. She was said to have pleaded guilty to the charges against her and was sentenced to eight months in prison.
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The young lady had promised that she would never go back to commit any crime once she is released from prison. Nkemdirim had been convicted on Friday, June 28, at a Federal High Court in Benin, Edo state.
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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had previously reported that the southeast zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), on Wednesday, May 1, arrested 37 suspected internet fraudsters in Owerri, the Imo state capital.
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