EFCC recovers N746m, $49,673, €2,330, £23,400
Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Abuja, recovered N725,246,287 and other sums in foreign currency this year.The zonal head, Aminu Aliyu, who disclosed this yesterday in Abuja during a press briefing, mentioned $49,673, €2,330 and £23,400 as the foreign currencies regained.
According to Aliyu, the commission also recovered exotic cars, computers and phones used for financial crimes.He said, “This year, we have received over 615 petitions of which 305 are already under investigation, 164 are with the legal unit for advice and possible prosecution, while 74 are in court. We have secured 42 convictions, while the rest were either transferred to sister agencies or closed for lack of merit.”
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