Chartered Accountant Bags 10 Years for Forgery in Kaduna

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The Kaduna Zonal Command of the EFCC, today, November 24, 2021 secured the conviction of one Abba Yahaya Kawu, a chartered accountant, before Justice Darius Khobo of the Kaduna State High Court on a one count bordering on forgery.

Kawu allegedly designed and sold forged certificates of the Special Control Unit against Money Laundering, SCUML, to unsuspecting members of the public who desired the document, a statutory requirement for opening bank accounts for Designated Non-financial Institutions and Businesses. Before he was nabbed, he had issued over 500 such fake certificates for which he earned over N10, 000 apiece.

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