A chief accountant, a company, and four others have been remanded, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has revealed.
They were remanded over an alleged 215m fraud.
The commission made this known via its verified Twitter handle on Friday.
The statement read, “Justice P. I. Ajoku of the Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt, Rivers State has remanded a former chief accountant, Chinedu Akandu, his company, JCJ Global Services, and four former employees of Megastar Technical and Construction Company Limited, Andrew Odibenua, Calistus Madu, Abiola Allison, and Okpeva Elija in custody for alleged conspiracy, money laundering, and obtaining by false pretense.
“The defendants were arraigned by the Port Harcourt Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Wednesday, March 15, 2023, on a 14-count charge bordering on conspiracy, money laundering, and obtaining by false pretense.”