The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Lagos Zonal office, on Friday, March 29, 2019, arraigned Floriana De Stefani, an Italian, and Stella Ndubusi Ogboru before Justice Mojisola Dada of the Special Offences Court sitting in Ikeja, Lagos on a five-count charge bordering on forgery and stealing of a property belonging to a company, Waterside Properties Limited.
Justice Dada granted the defendants bail in the sum of N250,000 with one surety each in like sum, who must be resident within the jurisdiction of the court and must show evidence of tax payment in the last three years, which must be verified by the court.
Both Floriana and Stella were ordered to submit their international passports to the EFCC, failure of which they should be remanded in prison. The defendants were also ordered to be released to their counsel pending the determination of the case.
The case has been adjourned to May 6, 2019, for commencement of trial.