Alleged Cyber Fraud: many mastercard numbers extracted from Naira Marley' iPhone - EFCC testifies

The trial of Nigerian music star, Azeez Fashola, popularly referred to as Naira Marley, on eleven charges bordering on conspiracy, possession of counterfeit cards and fraud, resumed on Tuesday, Oct twenty six at the Federal High Court, Lagos.

The anti-graft agency had arraigned the performing artist Naira Marley, who herbaceous plant the favored song: “Am I a Yahoo Boy”, before the Federal High Court, Lagos.

The agency aforesaid the offences were committed on completely different dates between November 26, 2018, and December 11, 2018, further as could 10, 2019.

The EFCC alleged that Naira Marley and his accomplices conspired to use completely different ATM cards to gyp their victims.

The EFCC conjointly aforesaid that the suspect possessed and used counterfeit credit cards happiness to different people, with intent to defraud others.

On Tuesday, Oct 26, the court listened to the testimony of a second prosecution witness, Anosike Augustine, a mobile rhetorical knowledgeable with the Economic and money Crimes Commission (EFCC) once he was led conspicuous by the prosecutor, Rotimi Oyedepo.

Anosike discovered however regarding 2,410 short messages were analysed from the iPhone of the suspect whereas conjointly stating that completely different mastercard numbers were extracted from the iPhone.

in line with the witness, the Apple iPhone may be a subtle device capable of storing an outsized volume of information, adding that it's the sim card that essentially identifies users of applications like WhatsApp.

The witness aforesaid 977 Short Message Service (SMS) and 1,433 chat messages, were discovered within the witness' iPhone whereas adding that there have been also seven unfinished standing update messages.

The witness also scan out some mastercard numbers and messages sent from the iPhone on completely different dates and times, further as OTP codes sent.

once his testimony, the attorney wise to the court that each one the analysed messages were contained in a very compact disk (CD) however that the prosecution had solely written out those parts that were material to its case.

The attorney then asked the court if he might play the CD, that wasn't objected by defence counsel, Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Olalekan Ojo .

Justice St. Nicholas Oweibo, adjourned until tomorrow, Oct 27, for the CD to be contend. 

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