A Nigerian lawyer, Bernard Damisa, has mentioned he had asked the Financial and Financial Crimes Commission to analyze a Chinese language firm, 86FB Soccer Technology, whom he facilitated its registration with the Corporate Affairs Commission.
Damisa mentioned this whereas clarifying his roles in the firm to determined the air relating to the gigantic fraud.
SaharaReporters had earlier reported that thousands of Nigerians had invested funds in the firm which claimed to come 3% revenue on the preliminary funding.
The Chinese language-owned funding platform, however, stopped paying investors. Several Nigerian investors had lamented that they misplaced over N200billion to the plot.
The firm, in accordance with the victims, became dubiously registered below the Corporate Affairs Commission using the passport file of a Nigerian younger lady named: Alozie Chidiebube Chimuanya.
Damisa became mentioned to assemble facilitated the firm’s CAC registration.
However in a rapid assertion sent to SaharaReporters, the lawyer explained that one Chidi Asiegbu approached him with regards to the registration of the firm for “Sports activities Making a wager” just.
Asiegbu, in accordance with the lawyer, further equipped the particulars of Alozie Chidiebube as director and shareholder of the Firm after which the registration became finished.
Damisa mentioned upon completion of the registration, the incorporation documents were handed over to Asiegbu.
The lawyer mentioned that became the finest role he played bringing up that he became not acutely aware of the scheme of the firm to characteristic an funding plot because the registration does not consist of this.
He, however, mentioned he had since petitioned the Financial and Financial Crimes Commission when he started receiving calls from folks that claimed they were defrauded by the firm.
Damisa added that he utilized to the Corporate Affairs Commission to come to a decision on away him from the firm’s particulars resulting from the alleged scam.
He wrote, “For the avoidance of doubt and for the advantage of setting the records straight, please be urged that I never aided or ‘helped’ any dubious entity.
“Within the future in February 2022, Mr. Chidi Asiegbu approached me asking for that I register a firm for the “Sports activities Making a wager” just.
“I informed Mr. Asiegbu on the necessities of CAC and the National Lottery Commission for entities with this extra or less goal. Mr. Asiegbu equipped the particulars of one Alozie Chidiebube as director and shareholder of the Firm per CAC’s allowance for a single shareholder/director firm below the 2020 CAMA as amended.
“I proceeded to register the firm and handed over the incorporation documents to Mr. Asiegbu upon conclusion. That is the extent of my involvement without extra.
“I’m not aware that the firm had commenced operation and even acutely aware of the intentions of the Promoters. They were registered particularly for sports having a wager and not to attain any funding plot in anyway.
“Upon confronting Mr. Chidi on this enviornment, his group issued a assertion on Third Could perhaps also 2022, explaining the extent of my involvement. I equally petitioned the EFCC to analyze the activities of the firm after I started getting calls and messages from folks alleging that they’ve been defrauded by the Firm.
“I in actual fact gather also utilized to the CAC to come to a decision on away me from the Firm’s particulars on the root that the alleged enterprise of the firm does not align with the values that I stand for.
”While I sympathise with the victims of this plot, it is a necessity to characteristic the records straight and I implore you to document verifiable facts and not peddle rumour or hearsays to the general public to further complicate the pronounce of affairs.
“The EFCC is accomplishing their investigations and optimistically, in due time, those in the abet of the alleged mistaken activities will be revealed and prosecuted. Acknowledged replica of my petition is herein attached.”