Alleged $111,500,000 Fraud: Court Rules On Defendant’s Application For Stay Of Proceedings August 24

Justice Oluwatoyin Taiwo of the Special Offences Court sitting in Ikeja, Lagos, on Wednesday, August 17, 2022, adjourned till August 24, 2022 for ruling on an application seeking a stay of proceedings filed by one Stanley Okafor, who is facing trial over an alleged $111,500,000 fraud.    

Okafor alongside his company, Larbrador Shipping Services Limited, is being prosecuted on an amended nine-count charge bordering on attempt to obtain money by false pretence, forgery and possession of documents containing false pretence.

The Economic Financial Crime Commission, EFCC, accused the defendant of committing the alleged offences said to be contrary to Section 8 (b) and 1 (3) of the Advance Fee Fraud and other Related Offences Act, 2006; Section 361 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State 2011, and Section 6, 8 (b) and 1 (3) of the Advance Fee Fraud and other Related Act, 2006.


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