EFCC ARRAIGNS BUSINESSWOMAN FOR DEFRAUDING LAWYER OF N165M
Written by thereachfm on March 7, 2019
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, on Tuesday, arraigned a businesswoman, Linda Mabi-Praise, before a Lagos State Special Offences Court for allegedly defrauding a lawyer, Unoma Omo, of N165.5m.
Mabi-Praise was arraigned on two counts of obtaining money by false pretences and stealing, which she pleaded not guilty to.
The EFCC prosecutor, Frank Ofoma, told the court that the defendant and her company, with intent to defraud, obtained the sum of N134m from Omo on the pretext that the money was for the lifting and supply of Automotive Gas Oil in addition to another N34.1m belonging to Omo.