Since the arrest of Nigerian singer, Azeez Adeshina Fashola popularly known by his stage name Naira Marely, it has been a very chaotic period as his case with the Economic and Financial Commission continues worsen each passing day.
The singer who was remanded in custody despite the release of Zlatan Ibile and some other guys he was arrested with will face an 11 count charge.
The EFCC have released an official statement that states that Naira Marley has been slammed with an 11-count charge in relation to credit card fraud. In accordance with the press statement of the EFCC, some of the credit cards carry the name Nicole Louis Malyon and Timea Fedorne Tatar. The charges with suit number FHC/L/17HC/19 were filed today before a Lagos State High Court.
The alleged crimes were in contravention of the Money Laundering (Prohibition) Act and the Cyber Crimes Act.
Below are the charges he is charged with-
The charges read in part, “That you, Azeez Adeshina Fashola, aka Naira Marley, and Raze (still at large), on or about the 11th day of December 2018, within the jurisdiction of this honourable court, conspired amongst yourselves to use Access card 42658840359191132 issued to persons other than you in a bid to obtain gain and you thereby committed an offence contrary to Section 27(1)(b) of the Cyber Crimes (Prohibition, Prevention etc) Act 2015 and punishable under Section 33(2) of the Same Act.
“That you, Azeez Adeshina Fashola, aka Naira Marley, and Raze (still at large), on or about the 10th day of May 2019, within the jurisdiction of this honorable court, with intent to defraud possessed, counterfeit card 4921819410257431 issued to Timea Fedorne Tatar and you thereby committed an offence contrary to and punishable under Section 33(9) of Cyber Crimes (Prohibition, Prevention etc) Act 2015.”
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