EFCC slams 11 charges of fraud against Naira Marley

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission,  (EFCC) has charged 11 counts of fraud against singer Azeez Fashola, popularly known as Naira Marley.

The musician is at risk of seven years in prison if he is found guilty, as Section 33 (2), which he was accused of violating, says: "Anyone who uses: a counterfeit
 access device; an unauthorized access device; an access device issued to another person; result in loss or gain committing an offense and shall be sentenced to
 imprisonment for a period not exceeding seven years or a fine not exceeding N5,000,000.00 and loss of advantage or value derived from his act. "

The allegations under number FHC / L / 178C / 19 were presented to a Superior Court of the State of Lagos.

Some of the credit cards, according to EFCC, bore the names: Nicole Louise Malyon and Timea Fedorne Tatar.

The alleged crimes were in contravention of the Money Laundering (Prohibition) Act and the Cyber ​​Crimes Act, reports Punch.

The accusations said in part: "That you, Azeez Adeshina Fashola, Naira Marley and Raze (still at liberty), on or on December 11, 2018, within the jurisdiction of
 this honorable court, conspired with each other to use access . card 42658840359191132 issued to persons other than you in an attempt to obtain gain and you have
committed an offense contrary to Section 27 (1) (b) of the Cyber ​​Crimes (Prohibition, Prevention, etc.) Act 2015 and punishable under Article 33 2) of the same act.

"That you, Azeez Adeshina Fashola, Naira Marley, and Raze (still in general), on the 10th day of May 2019, within the jurisdiction of this honorable court, with
 intent to defraud possessed the counterfeit card 4921819410257431 issued to the Timea FedorneTatar and you have committed a counter and punishable offense under
 Article 33 (9) of the Cyber ​​Crimes (Prohibition, Prevention, etc. Act) Act of 2015. "

He was arrested last Friday along with four others, including his bosom friend Zlatan Ibile.

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