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3 Socialites That Have Been Arrested For Financial Crimes

Over the past years, the EFCC have been on pursuit to apprehend people who are devoted to committing financial crimes. In their sole aim of making the financial crimes space safe for all, the EFCC has apprehended not less than 3 socialites in Nigeria which they brought for interrogation.

Among this socialite, one proved guilty, the other proved innocent and the last one is undergoing interrogation.

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1. Hushpuppi

We are all familiar with the case of Raymond Abbas, popularly known as Hushpuppi. He is currently in the US custody after charged for business email compromise among other internet fraud allegations which he proved guilty.

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2. Mompha

Ismaila Mustapha popularly known as Mompha is another socialite who was arrested for money laundering charges and later rearrested for having connections with Yahoo yahoo (cybercrime).

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3. Obi Cubana

Presently, the arrest of businessman and philanthropist Obinna Iyiegbu popularly known as Obi Cubana is the recent trending news.

The reason for his arrest by the EFCC is not yet known, but rumors has it that Obi Cubana was arrested for Money laundering and Tax fraud. He is currently being questioned at the EFCC Head office in Abuja.

Obi Cubana was recently given the title of "Man of the year" after the impact he made this year.

It all started during his mother's burial which trending for days on the internet, and then his vacation trip with his wife followed by business deals he closed and youth empowerment program he sponsored.

Obviously, a lot of cash flow has been happening around Obi Cubana which is why the EFCC brought him for questioning.

Nevertheless, he has not been found guilty of any crime as of the time this article was published.

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Of the 3 socialites mentioned above, you could easily tell they are living a lavish lifestyle which needs to be questioned. But in all, these are hardworking and devoted people with goals and missions in life.

Before you choose to model any of them, do a background check to know how they make their income and work towards doing something legal for money.

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