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EFCC Declares Margaret Emefiele, Three Others Wanted For Money Laundering

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has taken action against Margaret Emefiele, wife of former Central Bank Governor Godwin Emefiele, and three others, as they have been declared wanted for alleged involvement in money laundering activities.
According to a post from the anti-graft agency X account on Friday night, Margaret Emefiele, Eric Odoh, Anita Omoile, and Jonathan Omoile are accused of collaborating with the former CBN Governor to convert significant sums of money belonging to the Federal Government of Nigeria.
The alleged offenses include obtaining money by false pretenses and theft, which contravene Sections 411, 287, and 314 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State.
In a related development, the Federal Government has taken legal action against Emefiele by filing a 20-count charge against him at the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court in Maitama, Abuja.
The charges leveled against Emefiele include criminal breach of trust, forgery, conspiracy to commit forgery, procurement fraud, and conspiracy to commit felony.
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