EFCC, on Tuesday, 20 March 2018, arraigned Leeroy Egebe, (alias Amedeo Dante William, Alhassan David)before justice E.A. Obile of the Federal High Court, sitting in Warri, Delta State, on an 8 court charge bordering on conspiracy and obtaining money by false pretence to the tune of $18,023.96.
Egebe’s troubles began when one Vivian Varotto-Guigoz, a citizen of Switzerland, petitioned the EFCC alleging that she met one Amedeo Williams Dante (the defendant) who claimed to be an Italian living in the U.K on a social dating site called “Badoo”.
The payment were allegedly made in five instalment: two into British accounts belonging to Amedeo Williams Dante and Dittimi Tamara Finide while three were made into Nigerian accounts belonging to Alhassan Davide and Edin Obaro.
The petitioner also alleged that the defendant was reaching her through some English, Canadian and Nigerian telephone numbers.
The defendant plead not guilty to the charges when they were read to him.in his ruling, justice Obile granted the defendant bail in the sum of 3million naira and adjourned to 10 may 2018 for trial, while the defendant was remanded in prison custody pending the perfection of his bail terms..