EFCC charge Naira Marley to court, slammed with 11-count charges



The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has slammed an 11-count charges on Nigerian musician Azeez Fashola aka Naira Marley.

The ‘Issac Goal’ crooner will be arraigned in court for credit card fraud and for comments glorying cybercrime. The lawsuit was filed before a Lagos State high court.



Some of the counts in the charges filed against Naira Marley includes, “That you, Azeez Adeshina Fashola, aka Naira Marley, and Raze (still at large), on or about the 11th day of December 2018, within the jurisdiction of this honourable court, conspired amongst yourselves to use Access card 42658840359191132 issued to persons other than you in a bid to obtain gain and you thereby committed an offense contrary to Section 27(1)(b) of the Cyber Crimes (Prohibition, Prevention etc) Act 2015 and punishable under Section 33(2) of the Same Act.

“That you, Azeez Adeshina Fashola, aka Naira Marley, and Raze (still at large), on or about the 10th day of May 2019, within the jurisdiction of this honorable court, with intent to defraud possessed, counterfeit card 4921819410257431 issued to Timea Fedorne Tatar and you thereby committed an offense contrary to and punishable under Section 33(9) of Cyber Crimes (Prohibition, Prevention, etc) Act 2015.”

The charges with suit number FHC/L/178C/19 was filed before a Lagos State High Court.

This comes a few hours after his management released a statement today regarding his arrest. Earlier Zlatan and others who were arrested with him were released on bail.





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