A number of Credit Card Numbers Extracted From Naira Marley’s Telephone – EFCC Testifies

One Augustine Anosike, who’s a forensic skilled with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) within the case of Afeez Fashola popularly often known as Naira Marley, testified on Tuesday, in accordance with Day by day Put up.

The second prosecution witness (PW2) appeared earlier than Justice Nicholas Oweibo of the Federal Excessive Courtroom in Ikoyi, Lagos.

Anosike narrated how some bank card numbers had been extracted whereas analyzing the contents of a complete of two,410 messages discovered within the defendant’s cellphone.

Naira Marley was arraigned by the EFCC on Might 20, 2019, on an 11-count cost bordering on conspiracy, possession of counterfeit bank cards and fraud. He pleaded not responsible.

Anosike informed the court docket that Exhibit F was a conclusion of his evaluation of the defendant’s iPhone X model 10.6, mannequin A 1901, with quantity 07427343432 and an e mail, naimarley@icloud.com.

The detective gave the IMEI variety of the iPhone as: 35304509527532 in addition to the SIM ICCID quantity as 8923420035948359826.

He informed prosecution counsel, Rotimi Oyedepo, that the Apple iPhone is a complicated system able to storing a big quantity of data.

“It’s the SIM card that mainly identifies customers of functions like WhatsApp. It means so long as a quantity has already been registered with a selected WhatsApp account, it issues much less if such a person leaves the nation.”

Anosike defined there are instances the place a WhatsApp software can nonetheless be used although the registered SIM card isn’t inserted within the cellphone.

“The chatting app used within the analysed system was WhatsApp. A complete of 977 Brief Message Service (SMS) and 1433 chat messages had been found.

“We additionally found seven pending standing replace messages. On November 26, 2018, there was an outgoing message registered about 3.32 p.m., with a bank card quantity 5264711020433662.

“This message was despatched to 1 Yadd. On December 11, 2018, there was an incoming message to the defendant’s system which learn: “Your One Time Passcode (OTP) to confirm your cellular quantity is 248716; wasn’t you, please name us on 63450808500.”

Anosike disclosed that one other message was despatched at 5.06pm by one Hiya Bayi to a recipient with the title Raze on the identical say.

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“The content material was one other bank card quantity 42658840359132. The variety of the sender is +447426343432, whereas that of the receiver is +447365280441.

“The incoming message mirrored at 6.18p.m. confirmed “Not acknowledged”. Different messages acquired on the identical date embody:” attributable to strive in 20 minutes,” he added.

The EFCC witness knowledgeable the court docket that one other incoming message on December 12, 2018 at 10.16pm learn: “Tried and it was unsuccessful; positive you aren’t rinsing it out then giving it to me to strive.”

Anosike confirmed that each one analysed texts had been contained in a Compact Disc (CD); that the prosecution solely printed out these parts it thought-about materials to its case.

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The knowledgeable requested the court docket and the defence counsel, Olalekan Ojo (SAN) if the prosecution may convey a projector to play the CD within the open court docket.

Justice Oweibo granted his prayer; Ojo didn’t elevate an objection to the request.

The matter was adjourned to October 27, 2021, for the prosecution to play the CD on a projector.

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