EFCC prosecutes Business Woman for Fraud and Issuance of Dud Cheque

Yesterday, the 27th of June, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) arraigned a woman identified as Helen Ogunniwa with her company, Den-Moyek Nigeria Enterprise before Justice O.A Taiwo of the Lagos State High Court, Igbosere on a two-count charge bordering on Obtaining Money by False Pretence as well as Issuance of Dishonoured cheque to the tune of seven million three hundred and sixty nine thousand, six hundred naira (N7, 369,600).

Helen Oguniwa

According to Alhaja Jumoke Yusuf, the complainant, she supplied a truck load of vegetable oil to Helen Ogunniwa, the defendant to supply another company worth of N7, 376, 650. Out of the vegetable oil goods she supplied, she made only but N800, 000.00 leaving N6, 576, 650.00 which she rejected to pay. Later, the accused was indicted to have issued a cheque in favour of the complainant. When the complainant presented the cheque, she discovered it was a dud cheque as there was insufficient fund in her account.

Helen Ogunniwa
Source: EFCC