EFCC arraigns a popular elder of seventh day adventist church and his wife over an alleged N500m fraud
A former senior banker with Polaris bank, Mrs. Ugochi Dike and her husband Architect Emmanuel Dike who is also a popular elder of seventh day adventist church were arraigned before a federal high court sitting in Port Harcourt.
Mrs Ugochi Dike is alleged to have d£frauded a company, Clip Nigeria Ltd, to the tune of 500 million with the guise of investing into contracts execution with NNPC, SPDC and other IOCs with clear terms of return of investments to Clip Nigeria Ltd.
The company alleged that after a while of no returns, they realise they had been d£frauded and asked to refund the principal money from Mrs Ugochi Dike. Unable to refund the money, she claimed her husband, Arch. Emmanuel Dike, invested the money into his Cryptocurrency trading business .
The couple who are facing a 5 counts charge with suit number FHC/PH/458C/23 FRN vs UGOCHI EZIAKU DIKE & ORS were brought to court from the custody of the EFCC on a 5 counts charge which include:
Count 1: C%nspiracy, obtaining money by f@lse pr£tenses contrary to section 8(a) of Advance Free Fr@ud and other fr@ud related offenses Act, 2006 p¥nishable under section 1(3) (See charge sheet for more).
Justice P. Ajoku of Federal Court 1 who heard the matter on Wednesday granted them a million naira bail, and adjourned the matter till the 30th of January, 2024.