FRAUD: Maiduguri Businessmen Sent to Jail Over N13 Million Dud Cheque
Two businessmen in Maiduguri, Mohammed Danladi and Adam Abdulhamid, have been remanded in prison over obtaining by false pretence and issuing a N13 million dud cheque. Danladi Global Concept Nigeria Limited, a company, was also charged with them in a case now before Justice Umaru Fadawu of the Borno State High Court.
Troubles started for the defendants when the EFCC received a petition from one Umar Lawan and Sheriff Enterprises. The complainant alleged that the defendants collected over N12million from them towards the execution of a contract offered to them by a Non-governmental Organisation at Mafa Local Government Area of Borno State.
According to investigations conducted by the EFCC, the first defendant and his company approached the complainant and demanded for 170 bundles of Tarpaulin at the rate of N62, 000 each, totalling N10, 540,000.00, for execution of the said contract. An additional N2.5m was collected from the complainant by Danladi Global Concept Nigeria.