EFCC Docks Woman For N32m Oil Scam In Kano - 9japarrot


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Thursday 20 January 2022

EFCC Docks Woman For N32m Oil Scam In Kano

The Kaduna Zonal Command of the EFCC, on Thursday, January 20, 2022 arraigned one Wasila Musa Ibrahim and her company, Najaatu Petroleum Limited, before Justice Mohammed Nasir Yunusa at the Federal High Court, Kano.

They were arraigned on a 10-count charge bordering on money laundering and tax evasion.

The complainant, alleged that sometime in 2020 the defendant approached him with a business proposal for the supply of Diesel and Premium Motor Spirit (petrol) to a company known as Lee Group. The defendant collected a sum of Thirty Eight Million, Two Hundred Thousand Naira (N38, 200,000.00) from the complainant and his family members to execute the business but diverted the money for her personal use. 

When the complainant requested for a refund, the defendant claimed she gave the money to one Alhaji Lawan who had absconded and could not be reached.

In the course of investigation, it was discovered that there was no evidence to show that the defendant invested the said money. It was also discovered that her company, Najaatu Petroleum Limited evaded tax payment from January 2013 to 2020. 

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