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N17m fraud: EFCC arraigns 3 over Maritime Academy contract scam

The Uyo Zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Monday, arraigned the trio of Yvonne Edet Effiong, Bassey Okon Bassey and Enys International Resort and Hotel Limited, on a nine-count charge bordering on Forgery, Conspiracy, Stealing and Diversion of funds to the tune of N17million.

They were arraigned before Justice Agatha Okeke of a Federal High Court sitting in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State.

Effiong and Bassey, being staff of Maritime Academy of Nigeria, Oron, Akwa Ibom State, allegedly conspired and diverted the said sum belonging to the Academy, using Enys International Resort and Hotel Limited under the pretext that the company executed a non existent contract.

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