The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has declared Dubai-based billionaire, Ismailia Mustapha aka Mompha wanted.
The anti-graft agency, in a notice via its Twitter handle, urged anyone with useful information on the socialite’s whereabouts to contact the commission via shared phone numbers, email address or visit the nearest police station.
The notice reads: “The general public is hereby notified that ISMAILA MUSTAPHA, whose photograph appears above, is wanted by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in an alleged case of Retention of Proceeds of Criminal Conduct, Possession of Document Containing False Pretences, False Asset Declaration and Laundering of Proceeds of Unlawful Conduct.
“Ismaila, 38, hails from Ogbomosho Local Govt Area of Oyo State. His last know address: 21, Fagbenro Street, Idi-Araba, Surulere, Lagos State.
“Anybody with useful information as to his whereabouts should please contact the commission in its Benin, Kaduna, Ibadan, Sokoto, Gombe, Maiduguri, Makurdi, llorin, Enugu, Kano, Lagos, Gombe, Port Harcourt and Abuja offices or through these numbers 09-9044751-3, 08093322644, 08183322644, 070- 26350721-3, 070-6350724-5; its e-mail address: email@example.com or the nearest Police Station and other security agencies.”
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) arraigned Mustapha and his company, Ismalob Global Investment Limited on an eight-count charge of N6b money laundering offence.
The EFCC charged Mompha for conspiracy to launder money obtained through unlawful activities, and laundering of money obtained through unlawful activities.
The eight count charge bordered on retention of proceeds of criminal conduct, use of property derived from an unlawful act, possession of a document containing false pretenses and failure to disclose assets among others.