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EFCC charges Naira Marley to court

Naira Marley

Nigerian Musician Naira Marley has been charged to court by the Economic Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) with an 11 count charges bordering on fraud for alleged credit card fraud.

The “It’s a Goal” crooner Azeez Adeshina Fashola who was arrested last Friday is to appear in a Lagos High Court on Monday.

The musician effectively risks seven years in jail if found guilty, as Section 33 (2) which he was accused of breaching, reads: “Any person who uses: a counterfeit access device; an unauthorised access device; an access device issued to another person; resulting in a loss or gain commits an offence and shall be liable on conviction to imprisonment for a term of not more than seven years or a fine of not more than N5,000,000.00 and forfeiture of the advantage or value derived from his act.

The charges with suit number FHC/L/178C/19 were filed before a Lagos State High Court. Some of the credit cards, according to the EFCC, bore the names- Nicole Louise Malyon, and Timea Fedorne Tatar.

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