EFCC Arraigns “Adeherself” For Possession Of Fraudulent Documents

 EFCC Arraigns “Adeherself” For Possession Of Fraudulent Documents

Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has arraigned a self-acclaimed social media influencer, Adedamola Adewale Rukayat (a.k.a Adeherself) before Justice Sherifat Solebo of the Special Offence Court sitting in Ikeja, Lagos on one-count charge of possession of fraudulent documents.

Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Adedamola Adewale Rukayat (a.k.a Adeherself) before a Special Offence Court sitting in Ikeja, Lagos on one-count charge of possession of fraudulent documents.

According to the EFCC, the self-acclaimed social media influencer, Adedamola who goes by the name “Adeherself” online, was arraigned before Justice Sherifat Solebo on one-count charge of possession of fraudulent documents.

The count read: “That you, Adewale Adedamola Rukayat, on or about the 15th day of June, 2020 in Lagos, within the jurisdiction of this honourable court, with intent to defraud, had in your possession documents titled “WhatsAPP”, which representations you knew or ought to have known, was false and thereby committed an offence contrary to Section 6 (cool (b) and 1 (3) (d) of the Advance Fee Fraud and Other Fraud Related Offences Act No. 14 of 2006.”

The defendant who pleaded not guilty to the charge was arrested following intelligence received by the Commission on the activities of some young men allegedly involved in internet fraud in the Lekki axis of Lagos State.

Justice Solebo adjourned the matter to July 13, 2020 for hearing of the bail application and also ordered the defendant to be remanded in the EFCC custody.

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