Dud Cheque: EFCC Docked Woman


The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, today, June 29th, 2017 arraigned one Adenike Akinola and her company Maybond Nigeria Limited before Honourable Justice Bello Duwale of the Sokoto State High Court on a three count charge bordering on Conspiracy, Obtaining by False Pretense and Issuance of dud cheque.
The accused person allegedly obtained the sum of N1,900,000 from the complainant under the pretext that she would supply him with Thailand Parboiled Rice but dishonestly converted the money and in the process of trying to pay him back, she issued him with a cheque of the equivalent sum which subsequently bounced on presentation.
Justice Bello subsequently granted the accused bail in the sum N1,500,000 (One Million, Five Hundred Thousand Naira Only) and remanded her in EFCC custody pending fulfilment of the bail conviction.
The case has been adjourned to October 3rd 2017 for commencement of trial.

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