Victims of N123Million MBA Forex Scam Storm Anti-graft Agency, EFCC’s Office, Demand Arrest, Prosecution Of Runaway CEO, Odum

Victims of an alleged rip-off perpetrated by a Lagos-based foreign exchange coaching and capital funding firm, MBA Capital and Trading Limited Wednesday protested in opposition to an alleged rip-off perpetrated by the corporate. 

The demonstrators stormed the headquarters of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in Abuja to demand the arrest and prosecution of the corporate’s Chief Executive Officer, Maxwell Odum.

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The protesters alleged that they had been defrauded of a whopping sum of N122,510,000 in a scheme promoted by the agency with a promise that they might be getting a 15 p.c return on funding each month. 

The firm has since reneged on its promise within the fee of dividends, in line with the protesters.

The protesters of their numbers displayed placards calling on the fee to intervene of their plight by arresting and prosecuting Odum.

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Chairman, Victims of MBA Forex Fraud, Christian Agadaga stated, “We did not invest in a Ponzi scheme, we invested in forex and forex is a legitimate business all over the world. We invested in a company that gave us contracts to sign and we all signed the contracts, making it a legitimate business.

“Now all branches of the corporate have been shut down and we do not know the place the CEO of the corporate is. Our funding capital has been trapped since November 2020 and there may be nowhere to retrieve it.

“We call on the EFCC and Interpol to immediately swing into action, get Maxwell Odum arrested, and compel him to refund the investors’ money. This is our demand.” 

The protesters, whereas accusing the anti-graft company of conniving with the corporate, threatened to close down the places of work of the fee throughout the nation in the event that they fail to arrest and prosecute Odum inside an affordable time. 

They maintained {that a} formal petition has been submitted to the Zonal workplace of the fee in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, and vowed to mobilise all traders throughout the nation to occupy the EFCC headquarters in the event that they fail to take motion on the matter.

Also talking, the Executive Director, Leadership and Citizens Development Centre, Comrade Enefaa GeorgeWill additionally accused the anti-graft company of conniving with the corporate. due to this fact threatened to mobilise different traders throughout the nation and shut down the headquarters of the fee in the event that they fail to arrest him.

“We are saying we will give the EFCC the benefit of doubt, though we have been enjoying a fraternity relationship with the zonal office of the EFCC in Port Harcourt before this rumour came up.

“The hearsay making the rounds, particularly in Port Harcourt the place the MBA workplace is situated, is that there’s nothing traders can do, and that each one the noises we’re making are simply the standard Nigerian drama and that MBA has purchased over EFCC headquarters and that there’s nothing we are able to do.

“We are saying after giving EFCC reasonable time, if they do not arrest and prosecute Maxwell Odum, we will be left with no other choice but to shut down the EFCC headquarters,” he stated. 

Some Nigerians had invested within the firm due to some promotional publications on main information retailers within the nation.

The firm was registered with the Corporate Affairs Commission and the Special Control Unit Against Money Laundering. 

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Victims of N123Million MBA Forex Scam Storm Anti-graft Agency, EFCC's Office, Demand Arrest, Prosecution Of Runaway CEO, Odum

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