These are the three companies linked to Owei Dudafa, a former aide to President Jonathan.
Pluto Property and Investment Company Limited, Seagate Property Development and Investment Company Limited and Trans Ocean Property and Investment Company Limited have been charged by the EFCC to the Federal High Court in Lagos, along with Sombre Omeibi, who is said to be at large.
The defendants allegedly concealed the money through Seagate Property Development and Investment, an offence contrary to Section 18(a) of the Money Laundering (Prohibition) (Amendment) Act, 2012 and punishable under Section 17(a).
They were also accused of knowingly concealing proceeds of crime through Avalon Global Property Development Company Limited in the sum of NGN399,4 million among others.
The three companies were accused of indirectly retaining USD15,5 million which they reasonably ought to have known formed part of the proceed of an unlawful act.
The alleged offence is contrary to Section 18(a) of the Money Laundering (Prohibition) Amendment Act, 2012, and punishable under Section 15(3) of the same Act.
The EFCC had clampdown on individuals and companies allegedly used conduit to siphon money from the public purse.
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