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EFCC Demands Naira Marley’s Transaction History From Mastercard And Visa



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The Financial and Monetary Crimes Fee has written Visa Inc. and Mastercard Inc. to furnish it with particulars on bank cards utilized by musician, Azeez Fashola, popularly generally known as Naira Marley.

The fee stated the playing cards recovered from the artiste throughout his arrest had been used for alleged identification theft and bank card fraud. Based on court docket paperwork obtained by Punch, the EFCC’s letters to Visa and Mastercard – titled, ‘Investigation Actions’ – was dated Might 13, 2019, three days after it arrested Naira Marley.

The letters had been signed by the Zonal Head, EFCC, Lagos, Dein Whyte. “The fee is investigating a case of identification theft and digital cards-related fraud wherein the listed card info was recovered throughout the investigation,” EFCC’s letter to Visa and Mastercard partly learn.

Within the letter to Visa, the fee requested the corporate to supply details about the final 5 transactions on every of three Visa playing cards recovered from Naira Marley. The primary card with quantity 4921819410257431 was issued by Lloyds Financial institution Plc and bears the identify Timea Fedorne Tatar. The second card with quantity 4539782440624281 was issued by Barclays Financial institution Plc and bears the identify Nicole Louise Maylon, whereas the third card with quantity 4757147207869807 was issued by Santander UK Plc and bears the identify Sharon Broad.

Likewise, within the EFCC’s letter to Mastercard, the fee requested the corporate to furnish it with details about the final 5 transactions on a Mastercard card recovered from the musician. The cardboard with quantity 5354631405139323 was issued by Prepay Applied sciences Ltd and bears the identify Linh H. Mendez Rojas.

Naira Marley was arrested on Might 10 at 9 Gbangbala Road, Ikate, Lekki, Lagos, along with Omomniyi Temidayo (aka Zlatan Ibile) and three others for alleged advance price fraud. Following his arrest, the anti-graft company filed an 11-count in opposition to Naira Marley. The costs with go well with quantity FHC/L/178C/19 had been filed earlier than a Lagos State Excessive Courtroom.

The artist was later arraigned earlier than Justice Nicholas Oweibo of the Federal Excessive Courtroom in Ikoyi, Lagos, on Might 20, 2019. Following his arraignment, Justice Oweibo ordered that Naira Marley be remanded within the jail custody till Might 30 to take the bail utility filed by the defendant’s counsel, Taiwo Oreagba.

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