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EFCC Arraigns Businesswoman For Issuing N57.6m Dud Cheque in Lagos

Oluremi Philips, a lady, was arrested and brought before Justice S.O. Solebo of the Special Offences Court in Ikeja, Lagos, for writing dud checks totaling N57,690.000.

She was charged by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission’s Lagos Command.

The EFCC spokesperson, Wilson Uwujaren, said in a statement on Thursday that Mrs Philips and her firm, Omritas Energy Limited, are facing a five-count allegation of theft and issue of bogus checks totaling N57,690,000.00.

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One of the counts reads: “Oluremi Ebun Philips and Omritas Energy Limited, sometime in 2016 at Lagos, within the jurisdiction of this Honourable Court, fraudulently converted and stole the sum of N57,690,000.00, property of AYM Shafa Limited meant for the supply of Automotive Gas Oil (AGO), which you failed to supply.” Another count reads: “Oluremi Ebun Philips and Omritas Energy Limited, on or about the 10th of April 2017 at Lagos, within the jurisdiction of this Honourable Court, knowingly issued a Diamond Bank cheque for the sum of N14, 298,075.00 payable to AYM Shafa Limited, which when presented for payment was dishonoured on the grounds that no sufficient funds were standing to the credit of the account.” She pleaded “not guilty” to the charges. In view of her plea, the prosecuting counsel, T.J. Banjo, prayed the Court for a trial date and for the remand of the defendant. Defence counsel, Akin Olatunji, however, informed the Court of the bail application of the defendant, which he said had also been filed and served on the prosecution. Responding, Banjo confirmed receipt, noting that, “we intend to react to same and to file a counter-affidavit”. Thereafter, Justice Solebo adjourned till February 14 and 15, 2022 for “trial and ruling on the bail application”. The defendant was also ordered to be remanded at the Correctional Centre till the next adjourned date.



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