Friday, 12 February 2016
EFCC files fresh N11.9bn fraud charges against Tompolo
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission today, February 11th, filed a fresh N11. 9 billion fraud charges against former Niger Delta militant leader, Government Ekpemupolo aka Tompolo.
According to a statement by EFCC, Tompolo is wanted over the illegal diversion of N11.9 billion ($60 million) belonging to the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA).
Tompolo who has been declared wanted by the antigraft agency, will also stand trial for allegedly laundering $175 million and also for fraudulently collecting N13 billion from the last administration as payment for the land where the Nigerian Maritime University is to be built.