EFCC Requests Naira Marley’s transaction from Mastercard


Upcoming musician, Azeez Fashola, alias Naira Marley who was granted N2 million bail  on charges bordering on cyber fraud by Justice Nicholas Oweibo of the Federal High Court will have all the history of his transaction with Mastercard with the EFCC, as the anti graft agency has asked Visa Inc. and Mastercard Inc. to provide details on the credit cards used by the musician.

According to the commission, the cards found with Naira Marley upon his arrest were used for alleged identity theft and credit card fraud.

Court documents revealed that the EFCC’s letters to Visa and Mastercard – titled, ‘Investigation Activities’ – was dated May 13, 2019, three days after Naira Marley was arrested.

The commission in its letter to Visa asked that the company provide information on the last five transactions on each of three Visa cards recovered from Naira Marley.

The first card with number 4921819410257431 was issued by Lloyds Bank Plc and carries the name Timea Fedorne Tatar.  The second card with number 4539782440624281 was issued by Barclays Bank Plc with the name Nicole Louise Maylon, while the third card with number 4757147207869807 was issued by Santander UK Plc with the name Sharon Broad.

EFCC’s letter to Mastercard, also asked that the bank provide the commission with information about the last five transactions on a Mastercard card recovered from the musician.  The card with number 5354631405139323 was issued by Prepay Technologies Ltd with the name Linh H. Mendez Rojas.

Naira Marley was arrested alongside Omomniyi Temidayo (aka Zlatan Ibile) and three others for alleged advance fee fraud.  Following his arrest, EFCC slammed the singer with an 11-count


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