EFCC Re-arrests Mompha Shortly After Arriving Nigeria

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Lagos state command, have re-arrested a suspected internet fraudster, Ismailia Mustapha, for money laundering.

A statement by the Head of Media and Publicity of the agency, Wilson Uwujaren, indicated that Mompha was arrested on Monday, Jan 10.

“The suspect is currently standing trial alongside his company, Ismalob Global Investment Limited on an amended twenty-two-count charge bordering on cyber fraud and money laundering to the tune of N32.9bn brought against him by the EFCC,” the statement said.

It will be recalled that Mompha had earlier been arrested on October 18, 2019 at Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport while boarding an Emirates Airline Flight to Dubai by the staff of the Nigeria Immigration Service, following a watch list by the EFCC.

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