The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has reportedly requested from Mastercard Inc and Visa, via a letter, the info of the credit playing cards recently received from musician Afeez Fashola, popularly known as Naira Marley. The lately recovered playing cards are suspected for use for alleged identity theft and credit card fraud by means of the artiste.
According to statistics accumulated by using Punch, the letter with the problem “Investigation Activities”, signed via Dein Whyte, the Zonal Head of EFCC, Lagos become written to the credit score card organizations on Monday, May thirteen, 2019, soliciting for details of the cards recovered from the artiste.
The enterprise’s letter to MasterCard reads “The fee is investigating a case of identification robbery and digital cards-related fraud in which the listed card facts have been recovered at some stage in research.”
Also, in its letter to Visa, the company requested that the business enterprise decides on details about the ultimate 5 transactions on every of the Visa playing cards received from the artiste, Punch reports.
According to the newspaper, the first card with wide variety 4921819410257431 turned into issued by means of Lloyds Bank Plc and bears the name Timea Fedorne Tatar.
While the second card with wide variety 4539782440624281 turned into issued by means of Barclays Bank Plc and bears the call Nicole Louise Maylon, and the 0.33 card with quantity 4757147207869807, issued by way of Santander UK Plc bears the name Sharon Broad.
In its letter to Mastercard, the agency also requested that the company provide information about the last five transactions on a MasterCard card recovered from the artiste.
Punch reports that the card with number 5354631405139323 was issued by Prepay Technologies Ltd and it bears the name Linh H. Mendez Rojas.
The anti-corruption agency recently filed 11 charges against Naira Marley, following his arrest on Friday, May 10, 2019.
On Thursday, May 30, 2019, the Federal High Court in Ikoyi, Lagos granted the artiste bail on the conditions of a Two Million Naira (2,000,000) bond, and two sureties, one with landed property and the other, a Civil Servant, not lower than a level officer.
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