EFCC Parades Siblings for N55m Medical Charity Scam

EFCC Parades Siblings for N55m Medical Charity Scam

Fininfohub understands that the Kaduna Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has arraigned the duo of Michael Yusuf Michael and Martha Daniel Yusuf, both siblings, before Justice Hannnatu A.L Balogun on an eight-count charge bordering on obtaining by false pretense.

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The defendants allegedly floated an unregistered medical and empowerment Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) through which they solicited donations from members of the public in social media, ostensibly to assist persons suffering from cancer but diverted the proceeds to their personal use.

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Investigation reveals that Michael who poses as the founder/CEO of the NGO, opened a Facebook page with profile name: MYM123 Care, with contact phone No: 080133715151, email address: comedianmym76@gmail.com.

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On the 22nd March 2021, he posted a video of a woman suffering from breast cancer and sought donations for her medical treatment from kind-hearted persons through one of their bank accounts with the account name, MYM123care.

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Contributions into the account either through bank transfers or cash lodgments ran into millions of Naira. The defendants instead of using the money to assist the cancer patient diverted the funds.

EFCC Parades Siblings for N55m Medical Charity Scam

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