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Money laundering: EFCC declares Emefiele’s wife, Margaret, three others wanted

According to the anti-graft agency, they allegedly conspired with the former CBN Governor “to convert huge sums of money belonging to the Federal Government of Nigeria and committed felony to wit

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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has declared the spouse of embattled former Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr. Godwin Emefiele, Margaret, wanted for money laundering.

Margaret Emefiele was declared wanted alongside three others: Eric Odoh, Anita Omoile, and her husband, Jonathan Omoile.

According to the anti-graft agency, they allegedly conspired with the former CBN Governor “to convert huge sums of money belonging to the Federal Government of Nigeria and committed felony to wit: obtaining money by false pretences and stealing, contrary to and punishable under Sections 411, 287, and 314 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State.”

The money laundering charges are contained in a mugshot portrait of the four suspects.

The document reads: “Emefiele, Odoh, Mr. and Mrs. Omoile, wanted by the EFCC. The quartet of Eric Odoh, Margaret Emefiele, Anita Omoile, and Jonathan Omoile are wanted by the EFCC for offences bordering on economic and financial crimes. Any information on their whereabouts? Please contact the nearest EFCC command or the nearest police station.”

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