- Haruna Samuel, a personnel of the Nigerian Air Force has been arrainged by the Kaduna Zonal Command of the EFCC
- Samuel was alleged to have spent the sum of N20 million that was accidently sent in error to his account from his employer
- The anti-graft agency arraigned the lance corporal on a one count charge bordering on theft and criminal misappropriation
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Tuesday, January 18, arraigned a serving airman, Lance Corporal Haruna Samuel of the Nigeria Air Force Base, Kaduna.
The serving airman was arraigned before Justice Darius Khobo of the Kaduna State High Court sitting in Kaduna on a one count charge bordering on theft and criminal misappropriation.
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The defendant was alleged to have on December 3, 2020 received a credit alert of the sum of N 20 million into his bank account which was sent in error from the account of his employer.
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Samuel instead of reporting the issue to his bank or employer, went ahead to use the money for personal use knowing he wasn't expecting such payment.
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The agency who made the announcement via its Facebook page on Thursday, January 13.
Operatives of the Lagos Zonal Command apprended the the fake general for an alleged N270 million fraud.
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Meanwhile, more recoveries were secured and the year 2021 was an exceptional one for the EFCC as it recovered 152billion and $386million between January and December 2021.
In a statement issued in Port Harcourt on Monday, January 10, Wilson Uwujaren, the commission’s spokesperson, said the figures were arrived at following a review of the operational activities for 2021.
He noted that the anti-graft agency also recovered £1.182 million Pounds and 1.723 million Saudi Riyal during the year under review.