See N20 million wristwatches EFCC seized from Mompha

Dubai-based Nigerian Big Boy Mompha who was paraded by the EFCC today, was paraded with wristwatches reportedly worth N20 million.

See N20 million wristwatches EFCC seized from Mompha


Reports made the rounds yesterday on the arrest of the self-acclaimed Bureau De Change operator, by the INTERPOL in collaboration with the anti-graft agency.

According to the EFCC, Mompha is allegedly involved in fraud and will be charged to court soon

See the watches seized from him upon his arrest at the airport in Abuja.

Read the Official Statement by the anti-graft agency:

The EFCC, Lagos office, has arrested a renowned Social Media celebrity, Ismaila Mustapha popularly known as Mompha for an alleged involvement in internet related fraud and money laundering.

The suspect, a premium and first class customer of one of the popular international airlines, was arrested on Friday 18, October 2019 at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja on his way to Dubai Emirate following series of intelligence reports received by the Commission

According to the EFCC operatives, “actionable cross border intelligence received from collaborative law enforcement agencies about his alleged involvement in the criminal activities further strengthened our suspicion”.

Ismaila who allegedly perpetrates his fraudulent activities under the guise of being a Bureau de Change operator is always seen with his little son flaunting huge amount of foreign currencies on his social medial platforms.

Investigations have also revealed that Ismaila is only using the BDC business, he jointly owned with his siblings, as a decoy to launder his proceeds of crime.

However, the suspect has volunteered useful information to the operatives and has admitted to be reasonably involved in the first two cases he was alleged to be involved.

However, the suspect has volunteered useful information to the operatives and has admitted to be reasonably involved in the first two cases he was alleged to be involved.

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