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EFCC arraigned alleged visa racketeer in Ibadan court

EFCC arraigned alleged visa racketeer in Ibadan court 1

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibadan zonal office has arraigned one suspected visa racketeer, Yomi Samson (aka Becky Wellington).

Yomi Samson was arraigned before Hon. Justice Joyce Abdulmalik of the Federal High Court 2, Ibadan, Oyo State Monday, on March 18, 2019.

The suspect, and also known as Amanda Luccero, an alleged visa racketeer, was arraigned on a three-count charge bordering on possession of false documents, obtaining under false pretences and misleading an officer of the EFCC.

One of the count charge against him reads:

“That you Yomi Samson (a.k.a Becky Wellinghton, a.k.a Amanda Luccero), sometimes in 2019, at Ibadan, within the jurisdiction of this Honourable Court, with intent to mislead, knowingly made false

Another read:

Another reads: “That you Yomi Samson (a.k.a Becky Wellinghton, a.k.a Amanda Luccero) sometimes in 2019, at Ibadan, within the jurisdiction of this Honourable Court, with intent to defraud, obtained a total sum of N45,000 (Forty-Five Thousand Naira) from one Chris when you falsely represented to him that the money was for Visa Clarifications, and other pretences, which representations you knew to be false and thereby committed an offence contrary to Section 1 (1) (a) and punishable under Section 1 (3) of the Advanced Fee Fraud and Other Fraud Related Offences Act 2006”.

The defendant, however, pleaded not guilty to the three counts.

In view of his plea, the EFCC’s counsel, Shamsudden Bashir, applied for trial date and prayed the court to remand the defendant in prison custody.

Meanwhile, counsel to the defendant, Kehinde Olawumi, told the court that his client has the intention of going into a plea bargain agreement with the prosecution and may not go into full trial.

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Written by Katumu Adasi

Katumu Adasi is blogger and digital marketer who use his leisure time on research, love to listen to good music

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