EFCC slams 11 charges against Naira Marley, singer risk 7 years in jail if found guilty
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has taken action against singer Naira Marley whose real name Azeez Fashola. The commission slammed Naira Marley 11 charges bordering on fraud for alleged credit card fraud.
The charges, with suit number FHC/L/178C/19, were filed, today, before a Lagos State High Court. According to EFCC, some of the credit cards are owned by Nicole Louise Malyon.
According to the anti-graft agency, the charges against Naira Marley are alleged crimes in contravention of the Money Laundering (Prohibition) Act and the Cyber Crimes Act.
The charges read in part,
“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 offence 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 offence contrary to and punishable under Section 33(9) of Cyber Crimes (Prohibition, Prevention etc) Act 2015.” .
Naira Marley risks 7 years in jail if found guilty.