Female Company Executive Jailed 3 Years for N4m Forex Scam

The Abuja Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on April 27, 2023, secured the conviction of one Fatima Suleiman before Justice J.O. Onwuegbuzie of the FCT High Court, Apo-Abuja.

Suleiman, 56 and Chairman/Chief Executive Officer of Jamilma Multilinks Logistics Services Limited, was convicted on a one count charge that bordered on dishonestly converting the sum of N4, 000,000 (Four Million Naira) which was given to her for conversion to United States of American Dollars by one Chigozie Ezeagu.

She had pleaded not guilty upon arraignment leading to her full trial.

Justice Onwuegbuzie found the defendant guilty of the charge preferred against her, convicted and sentenced her to three years imprisonment without an option of fine. The convict is also to pay the the sum of N3, 000,000 (Three Million Naira) in restitution to Ezeagu.

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Joseph Chukwuma Oputa

Joseph Chukwuma Oputa is the Managing Editor of Maslow Businessnews and Physicians News publications published by Maslow Business News Publications, Lagos, Nigeria.

Joseph Oputa is a proud Alumnus of the prestigious Nigerian Institute of Journalism, Lagos and Federal Polytechnic, Bida, Niger State.

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