EFCC arrests Banker, Wife over $1.49m Money Laundering allegation

The Lagos Office of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has reportedly arrested a


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EFCC arrests Banker, Wife over $1.49m Money Laundering allegation
Mr. Rowly Isioro

The Lagos Office of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has reportedly arrested a couple, Rowly Isioro, a former Assistant General Manager with one of the first generation banks (Name withheld) and his wife, Ovuomarhoni Naomi Isioro, a business woman.

 

A statement released this afternoon, Monday November 4, by the anti-graft agency, disclosed that the couple were apprehended for, “their alleged involvement in Business Email Compromise, BEC and money laundering”.

 

According to the statement, Mr. and Mrs. Isioro were, “alleged to have laundered the total sum of One Million and Forty-nine Thousand Dollars ($1.49m) which was allegedly transferred to Ovuomarhoni Naomi’s bank account in Nigeria”.

 

Mrs. Ovuomarhoni Naomi Isioro

 

The statement added: “Their arrest followed a petition received by the Commission from the Federal Bureau of Investigation, FBI, through the office of their Legal Attache, United States Consulate Lagos, about their alleged involvement in computer related fraud, stealing and money laundering”.




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Ossai Rita Ashinedu
Our Correspondent , Ossai Rita Ashinedu, has Ordinary National Diploma in Mass Communication from Delta State Polytechnic, Ozoro. She can be reached on 07061927586
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