EFCC arraigns alleged internet fraud kingpin for $8.5m scam

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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Port Harcourt’s zonal office, has arraigned one Onwuzuruike Ikenna Kingsley (aka Jeff Sikora), a self-styled President/Chief Executive Officer of United States-based Prime Trust Credit Union Bank before Justice A.T. Mohammed of the Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt, Rivers State.

A statement issued by EFCC said kingsley was arraigned on an eight-count charge bordering on conspiracy, impersonation, forgery, possession of proceeds and obtaining money by false pretence to the tune of $8,502,000.00.

The offence contravenes Section 1 (1) (a) of the Advance Fee Fraud and Other Fraud Related Offences Act, 2006 and punishable under Section 1 (3) of the same Act.

 

 

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