EFCC Warns Real Estate Agents Against Money Laundering


By Isaac Aregbesola

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has urged Real Estate agents to join hands with the Commission in the fight against corruption and avoid being used as conduit for money laundering.

Its Spokesperson, Wilson Uwujaren said in a statement in Abuja

He said that the Commander of the Ilorin Zonal Command of the Commission, Michael Nzekwe  made the call  when he received executive members of the Kwara Chapter of Estate Rent and Commission Agent Association of Nigeria (ERCAAN)

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the association was led on the visit to the commission by its Chairman, Mr Adewole Onibokun.

Nzekwe said his Command was determined to fight financial crime through enforcement of all regulations with a view to curtailing sharp practices and money laundering especially in the real estate sector.

“Real estate is an avenue through which corrupt Nigerians launder proceeds of crime.

“I was delighted when I got your letter that…

Source: News Agency of Nigeria