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Money Laundering: EFCC declares socialite, Mompha wanted


The country’s anti-graft agency the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has declared Dubai-based billionaire, Ismailia Mustapha aka Mompha wanted.

Speaking through its verified Twitter handle, the agency  urged anyone with useful information his whereabouts to contact the commission via shared phone numbers, email address or visit the nearest police station.

The notice reads: “The general public is hereby notified that ISMAILA MUSTAPHA, whose photograph appears above, is wanted by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in an alleged case of Retention of Proceeds of Criminal Conduct, Possession of Document Containing False Pretences, False Asset Declaration and Laundering of Proceeds of Unlawful Conduct.

“Ismaila, 38, hails from Ogbomosho Local Govt Area of Oyo State. His last know address: 21, Fagbenro Street, Idi-Araba, Surulere, Lagos State

“Anybody with useful information as to his whereabouts should please contact the commission in its Benin, Kaduna, Ibadan, Sokoto, Gombe, Maiduguri, Makurdi, llorin, Enugu, Kano, Lagos, Gombe, Port Harcourt and Abuja offices or through these numbers 09-9044751-3, 08093322644, 08183322644, 070- 26350721-3, 070-6350724-5; its e-mail address: info@efcc.gov.ng or the nearest Police Station and other security agencies.”

The agency had arraigned Mustapha and his company, Ismalob Global Investment Limited on an eight-count charge of N6b money laundering acts

It will be recalled that the anti-graft agency charged Mompha for conspiracy to launder money obtained through illegal activities, and laundering of money gotten through unlawful activities.