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EFCC Demands Naira Marley's Transaction History From MasterCard, Visa

The transaction details on the credit cards allegedly used by musician, Azeez Fashola, popularly known as Naira Marley, has been demanded for by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).

Specifically, the anti-graft agency is making the demand(s) from Visa Inc. and MasterCard Inc. 

The EFCC particularly insisted that the cards recovered from the artiste when he was arrested were utilised for alleged identity theft and credit card fraud.

The Commission's letters to Visa and Mastercard – titled, ‘Investigation Activities’ – were dated May 13, 2019, three days after it arrested Naira Marley.

According to the letter signed by the Zonal Head, EFCC, Lagos, Dein Whyte, “The commission is investigating a case of identity theft and electronic cards-related fraud in which the listed card information were recovered during investigation.”

The anti-graft agency in its letter to Visa demanded that the firm should provide information about the last five transactions on each of three Visa cards recovered from Naira Marley.

The Commission also revealed that the first card with number 4921819410257431 was issued by Lloyds Bank Plc and bears the name Timea Fedorne Tatar.

It was also the contention of the EFCC that the second card with number 4539782440624281 was issued by Barclays Bank Plc and bears the name Nicole Louise Maylon, while the third card with number 4757147207869807 was issued by Santander UK Plc and bears the name Sharon Broad.

In the same manner, the letter addressed to MasterCard is asking the company to furnish it with information about the last five transactions on a Mastercard card recovered from Naira Marley.

The Commission insisted that the card with number 5354631405139323 was issued by Prepay Technologies Ltd and bears the name Linh H. Mendez Rojas.

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