73-year-old man sentenced to 24 Years in prison over N71m fraud in Lagos

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) have secured the sentencing and conviction of a septuagenerian.

The 73-year old man, whose name is Anthony Abomeli, has been sentenced to 24 years imprisonment, for N71m fraud.

The matter was heard before Hon. Justice Mojisola Dada of the Special Offences Court sitting in Ikeja, Lagos.

Abomeli, 73, was arraigned by the EFCC on a nine-count charge bordering on issuance of dud cheques, obtaining by false pretence and stealing to the tune of N71 million.

He was accused of defrauding a company, Nepal Oil and Gas Services Limited, in a business deal that involved the sale of land in Onitsha, Anambra State.

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