A team of father and son – Mr. Justice Unuafe and his son Omorigho Unuafe were recently nabbed by EFCC and arraigned to court to answer charges related to internet scamming. The father and his son were arraigned at the Federal Court of Port Harcourt in River State before Justice Lambo Akanbi on four counts of possession of fraudulent documents and obtaining money by false pretense.
The photo of the father, Mr Justice Unuafe and his son was released by the Economic And Financial Crime Commission (EFCC). EFCC has also released the following statement on the nature of their charge:
“That you Justice Unuafe on or about the 12th day of February, 2015 at Port Harcourt within the jurisdiction of this honorable court did obstruct the officers of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission by refusing to give the details of your account number, the details of your relation who sold Acura ZDX with registration number SMK 307 DC to you and other information requested from you and thereby committed an offence contrary to and punishable under Section 38 (2) (b0 of the Economics and Financial Crimes Commission (Establishment) Act, 2004.”
“That you Omorigho Justice Unuafe on or about 30th day of December, 2014 at Port Harcourt within the jurisdiction of this honorable court with intent to defraud, did obtain the total sum of $4,256 (Four Thousand Two Hundred and Fifty Six Dollars) by false pretence from one Cheng Chung Shin by representing yourself as MARO MOTON, which you knew to be false and thereby committed an offence contrary to Section 1 (1) (a) of the Advance Fee Fraud and Other Fraud Related Offences Act, 2006 and Punishable under Section 1 (3) of the said Act.”