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Love Scam: EFCC arraigns man for N4.5m

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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC), has arraigned one Amadi Jude before Justice Emmanuel Obile of the Federal High Court Calabar, Cross River State on a 12-count charge bordering on obtaining money by false pretence.

Amadi, who goes by different pseudo names – Richard Smith, Mike Anderson, Richard Darwin, Jackson Miller, and Morgan Abela, is alleged to have collected N4, 544, 000 from a Swedish national promising to marry her.

One of the count charge read: “That you, Amadi Jude Junior (alias Richard smith, Mike Anderson, Richard Darwin, Jackson Miller, Morgan Abela) ‘m’, John Ikechukwu Efughi (at large), and Farouk (at large), between May 2014 and January 2015 in Calabar, Cross River State, conspired among yourselves to commit felony by obtaining money by false pretence and thereby committed an offence contrary to section 8 (a) of the Advance Fee Fraud and Other Fraud Related Offences Act, 2006 and punishable under section 1 (3) of the same act.”

Though the accused person pleaded not guilty to all the charges, Justice Obile, adjourned till October 12, 2015 and ordered the accused person be remanded in prison custody.

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