BREAKING: EFCC Arrests Accountant General of the Federation Over N80bn Fraud

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Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Monday  arrested Accountant General of the Federation,  Ahmed Idris in connection with diversion of funds and money laundering activities to the tune of N80billion (Eighty Billion Naira).

According to a statement by the anti-graft body, Mr. Idris was arrested after failing to honour invitations  to respond to issues connected to the fraudulent acts.

EFCC said the AGF raked off the funds through bogus consultancies and other illegal activities using proxies, family members and close associates.

The funds were laundered through real estate investments in Kano and Abuja.

 

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