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Tuesday, January 28, 2020

Billionaire Omokore Faces Fresh Charges In $1.6bn Fraud Case

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC on Monday, January 27, 2020, filed additional 15 criminal charges against Jide Omokore and others,
which include two of his companies: Atlantic Energy Brass Limited and Atlantic Energy Drilling Concept Limited, Victor Briggs and Membere Abiye in their on-going trial before Justice Nnamdi Dimgba of the Federal High Court, Abuja. They pleaded not guilty to the charges.
Omokore and the other defendants are facing nine-count amended charges from the EFCC that border on alleged money laundering and procurement fraud to the tune of $1.6billion.

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