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EFCC files 6-count charge against Bobrisky bordering on Naira abuse and money laundering

Boom RadioNG | April 4, 2024

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC)  has today filed a six-count charge against Idris Olanrewaju Okuneye popularly known as Bobrisky.

The first four counts of the charge border on abuse of the Naira while the last two counts border on alleged money laundering.

In the charge sheet filed by EFCC Prosecutor, Rotimi Oyedepo SAN alongside seven other lawyers, Mr. Okuneye in the first count is alleged to have tampered with the sum of N400,000 by spraying same while dancing at a social event at the IMAX Circle Mall, Lekki, Lagos.

Bobrisky

The offence was committed on March 24, 2024, and is contrary to and punishable under Section 21(1) of the Central Bank Act 2007.

In count two, between July and August 2023 at Aja Junction, Ikorodu also tampered with another sum of N50,000 by spraying the same at a social event while dancing.

In count three, on Dec. 2023 at White Steve Event Hall, Ikeja, he sprayed and tampered with another sum of N20,000 while dancing.

For Count four, he was also accused of spraying and tampering with another sum of N20,000 while dancing at another event in Oniru, Victoria Island.

Bobrisky

On count five, Bobrisky while trading under the name and style of Bob Express between Sept 1, 2021, and April 4, 2024, in Lagos, failed to submit to the Special Control Unit Against Money Laundering, a declaration of the activities of the said company, (Bob Express), within which period the total sum of N127. 7m was paid into the company account domiciled with Ecobank.

Lastly, on count six, Bobrisky has been accused of failing to submit a declaration of the activities of the company within the same period when another N53m was paid into the company’s account thereby committing an offence contrary to Section 6(1)(a), and Section 19(1) (f) of the Money Laundering (Prevention And Prohibition) Act and punishable under Section 19 (2) (b) of the same Act.

EFCC Grills Bobrisky for Naira Abuse

He is to be arraigned on Friday before Justice Abimbola Awogboro of the Federal High Court, Lagos.

 

Dolupo Balogun

Written by Boom RadioNG

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