EFCC Arraigns Former Lagos Attorney-General Over Fraud

By Tapre Timine
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The Lagos Zonal Command of the EFCC, on Thursday, October 20, 2022, arraigned a former Attorney-General of Lagos State, Olasupo Shasore SAN over a $100,000.

Shasore was charged with a four-count charge bordering on money laundering before Justice Chukwujekwu Aneke of the Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos.

The offence is contrary to Section 78(c) of the Money Laundering (Prohibition) Act, 2011 (as amended) and punishable under section 16(6) of the same Act.

Shasore was said to have in November 2014 in Lagos induced one Olufolakemi Adelore to commit an offence to wit.

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He accepted a cash payment of the sum of US100, 000.00 (One Hundred Thousand United States Dollars) without going through a financial institution.

Shasore committed the offense by exceeding the amount authorised by Law but pleaded “not guilty” to the charges.

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