The Economic and Financial Crimes Commssion(EFCC) has written to Mastercard Inc and Visa Inc, asking them to make available the details on the credit card used by Azeez Fashola , also known as Naira Marley.
The EFCC revealed that the cards recovered from Naira Marley were used for the alleged credit card fraud and identity theft.
According to The Punch, EFCC wrote to Visa and MasterCard on May 13,2019, three days after Naira Marley was arrested . The letters were signed by the Zonal Head,EFCC, lagos,Dein Whyte.
Part of EFCC ‘s letter to visa and MasterCard reads,
The commission is investigating a case of identity theft and electronic cards-related fraud in which the listed card information were recovered during investigation.
According to The Punch, the commission asked Visa Inc to provide it with the information on the last five transactions on each of three Visa cards recovered from Naira Marley.
The first card with the card number 4921819410257431 was issued by Lloyds Bank Plc and bears the name Timea Fedorne Tatar.
The second card with the card number 4539782440624281 was issued by Barclays Bank Plc and bears the name Nicole Louise Maylon.
Third card with the card number 4757147207869807 was issued by Santander UK Plc and bears the name Sharon Broad.
Also in EFCC’s letter to Mastercard, the commission asked the company to provide it with the information on the last five transactions on a Mastercard card recovered from the musician.
The card with number 5354631405139323 was issued by Prepay Technologies Ltd and bears the name Linh H. Mendez Rojas, Punch reports.
Naira Marley was arrested on May 10 ,2019 along with Omomniyi Temidayo and three others for alleged internet fraud.
He was arraigned on May 20,2019 before Justice Nicholas I.Oweibo of Federal High Court in Ikoyi Lagos ,on an 11-count charges bordering on cybercrimes.
He was granted bail on May 30, 2019 .