EFCC re-apprehends Mompha for supposed money laundering
The Agents of the Lagos Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes commission [EFCC] have re-apprehended supposed internet fraudster , Ismailia Mustapha who is popularly known as Mompha , for laundering funds acquired through illegal activities and withholding of alleged proceeds of crime.
According to Vanguard, a statement was made available by the Head of Media and Publicity of the agency, Wilson Uwujaren, indicated that Mompha was apprehended on Monday.
The Statement said , “The suspect is currently standing trial in alongside his company, Ismalob Global Investment Limited on an amended twenty two-count charge bordering on cyber fraud and money laundering to the tune of N32.9bn brought against him by the EFCC,”.
Following a watch list by the EFCC, on October 18, 2019 , it will be recalled that Ismailia Mustapha was apprehended at Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport while boarding an Emirates Airline Flight to Dubai by the staff of the Nigeria Immigration Service.
Ismailia Mustapha [Mompha] was claimed to have used his registered companies to receive illegal funds on behalf of fraudsters from different parts of the world in return for commission.
After proper investigation, it was revealed that a Bureau de change company was supposedly used to launder funds to the account of one of his companies ,Ismalob Global Investment Limited Bank, received from illegal means.
Further investigation shows that a transfer slip of $92,412, 75 was found in Momphaʼs phone. According to the spokesman , the suspect will soon be charged to court.