INSIDEMAINLAND – The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFFC) has given fresh testimonies in the alleged fraud charges leveled against popular Nigerian artist Naira Marley.
Recall that Naira Marley was arrested by the EFCC back in May 2019, alongside his associates known Zlatan Ibile, Rahman Jago, Guccy Branch, and another unknown person.
During court proceedings on Tuesday, a prosecution witness, Anosike Augustine, a mobile forensic expert with the EFCC testified against the singer.
Anosike disclosed that about 2,410 short messages were analyzed from the iPhone of the defendant while also stating that different credit card numbers were extracted from the iPhone.
According to the witness, the Apple iPhone is a sophisticated device capable of storing a large volume of information, adding that it is the sim card that basically identifies users of applications such as WhatsApp.
The witness said 977 Short Message Service (SMS) and 1,433 chat messages, were discovered in the witness’ iPhone while adding that there were also seven pending status update messages.