We recovered N6 billion, $261 million, houses in 100 days – EFCC

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has, in the last 100 days, recovered $261 million, N6 billion, and 13,000 pounds illegally acquired by suspected criminals.

Also recovered by the anti-graft agency were 30 real estates, 32 automobiles, a farmland and other properties acquired by suspected fraudsters.

The commission said it was set to prosecute 800 cybercrime cases in various courts beginning from next week.

The agency also said it will proceed with corruption cases against former governors, ministers and ex-bank chiefs.

EFCC Chairman Abdulrasheed Bawa, gave these details during the Presidential Media Team ministerial briefing at Aso Villa in Abuja yesterday.

He said 800 cybercrime cases would be filed next week in courts.

He added that the fraud trial of former Abia State Governor Orji Uzor Kalu would recommence.  The Supreme Court ordered the retrial of the Senate Chief Whip in May last year.

-The Nation

About Delia Innoma

Delia Innoma is a prolific writer, promoter, artist manager with full professional proficiency in English, German and Igbo languages. She studied accounting and computer programming at the Institute of Management and Technology Enugu and Germany respectively. Delia is also a devoted mother of two and she founded the Diamond Celebrities Magazine. Her sense of responsibility and commitment to the Christian faith are essential forces driving her daily activities.

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