Man Jailed Three Years over SPDC Job Scam

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC Port Harcourt Zonal Office, on Monday February 17, 2020 secured the conviction of one Anaero Chimecha David over fake Shell Petroleum Development Company job offer.

The defendant who was prosecuted before Justice A.T Mohammed of the Federal High Court, Port Harcourt, Rivers State on a six- count charge, obtained the sum of N175,000.00 from his victim under the pretext of helping her secure employment with the Shell Petroluem Development Company, SPDC.

One of the charges against the convict reads, "That you, ANAERO CHIMECHA DAVID and others now at large sometime in January 2019 at Port Harcourt Judicial Division did with intent to defraud, obtained the sum of One Hundred and Seventy Five Thousand Naira only (N175,000.00) from one MISS OBULOR JULIET HUOMA under the false pretence that you will offer her a job with Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) under a scheme you coined “special internal recruitment for indigenous candidates of members of staff”, a representation you knew to be false and thereby committed an offence, contrary to section 1(i)(a) of Advance Fee Fraud and Other Fraud Related Offences Act, 2006and punishable under section 1(3) of the same Act".

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