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EFCC Arrests Mompha’s Lebanese Accomplice Over Laundered N33b With Charm In N1.8b Lagos Suite Annually


EFCC has arrested a Lebanese, Hamza Koudeih, claimed to be an accomplice of Ismaila Mustapha otherwise known as Mompha, who was as of late arrested by the commission.

Mr. Mohammed Rabo, Head of the EFCC’s Lagos zonal office, said Koudeih was arrested alongside two others whose nationalities are yet to be established following their supposed involvement in internet fraud and money laundering.

“Hamza Koudeih was arrested over the weekend at the Eko Atlantic Pearl Tower, Victoria Island, Lagos, where he occupied one of the luxury suites. It cost about $5 million annually as rent to maintain the luxury suite.

EFCC operatives had a fierce battle arresting him because his apartment was fortified with triple reinforced fire proof door and close circuit television cameras,” said Rabo. .

According to Rabo, insight reports received from neighborhood and international law enforcement agencies had revealed that Hamza and Mompha, alongside their associates are high esteemed focuses in Organised Cyber Syndicate Network (OCSN). .
“Investigations have also revealed that Mompha uses a firm known as Ismalob Global Investments Ltd to perpetrate about N14 billion in money laundering, while Hamza also operate two firms namely, THK Services Ltd and CHK properties Ltd to launder about N19billion,”he said. .

Mr. Rabo said at the point of Koudeih arrest, EFCC operatives found a fire resistant safe supplied with various charms and talisman. Two Luxury cars were likewise recovered from him. .

In the mean time, ongoing investigation into Mompha’s supposed crimes have revealed that he operates 51 bank accounts in Nigeria as channel for his money laundering activities while acquiring several assets in Dubai.

Likewise, more facts have been developed that the five wristwatches recovered from Mompha are worth over N60 million, not N20m. His IG account has now been deactivated.

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