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SCIID Arraigns Businessman Over Alleged N498m Fraud, Hacking


IKOYI,  LAGOS STATE,  NIGERIA - For allegedly being involved in fraud to the tune of N498.609 million and hacking, a businessman, Suleiman Adamu was on Tuesday (today)  arraigned before Justice Oluremi Oguntoyinbo of a Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos State, Nigeria. 

Suleiman Adamu was arraigned alongside his companies, A.A Suleiman and Sky Cambrian Limited, on a four counts charge of conspiracy, fraud, hacking and issuance of dud cheques by the Legal department of the State Criminal Intelligence and Investigation Department (SCIID) Panti-Yaba, Lagos.

The offence according to the prosecution is contrary to and punishable under Section 14 (1) 0f the Cybercrimes (Prohibition, Prevention. Etc) Act 2015,  section 513 (4) Of the Criminal Code Act LFN 2004, Section 1(1) (b) of the Dishonoured Cheques (Offences) LFN 2004. 

Besides,  the prosecution equally said the offence offends section 383 and punishable under Section 390 of the Criminal Code Act LFN 2004. 

But Suleiman Adamu pleaded not guilty to the charge,  prompting Justice Oguntoyinbo to adjourn until November 12, 2019 for hearing and determination of defendant's bail application.

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