Money laundering: EFCC witness denies meeting with Mompha

An Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) witness, Abiodun Audu, in the ongoing trial of internet celebrity, Ismaila Mustapha, before  a Federal High Court, Lagos, denied ever meeting him in the course of filing his company’s tax return. The witness, Audu, who claimed to be a Fellow of Institute of Chartered Accountant of Nigeria (ICAN), also told the Court, presided over by Justice Muhammad Liman, that it was one Alhaji Hamodu, a director in Mompha’s company, Ismalob Global investments Limited, that contacted him to file the tax return for the company. Mompha…

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Alleged N33bn money laundering: Court fixes Nov. 29 for trial of Mompha

A Federal High Court, Lagos, today, fixed Friday, November 29, for the commencement of trial of an Internet Celebrity, Ismail Mustapha, popularly called Mompha, for alleged laundering of over N18.. billion The court presided over by Justice Muhammed Liman, fixed the date after Mompha had pleaded to 14 counts charge of money laundering, unauthorized BDC trading and failure to comply with the Federal Ministry of Industry, Trade and Investment in carrying out his business . Arraigning the susp[ect, the prosecuting agency through its lawyers, Rotimi Oyedepo and A. S. Sulaiman,…

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