Famous crossdresser, Idris Olanrewaju Okuneye popularly known as Bobrisky is scheduled to be charged by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) with money laundering and mutilation of the Naira.

Recall that in the early hours of Thursday morning, reports suggested that Bobrisky was arrested at his residence in Pinnock Estate, Lagos on the 3rd of April and charged him with six counts.


Bobrisky is scheduled to be arraigned on Friday before Justice Abimbola Awogboro of the Federal High Court, Lagos, according to Channels Television.

The first four charges focus on abuse of the Naira while the latter two counts of the charge deal with alleged money laundering.

Bobrisky is accused in the first count of the charge sheet submitted by EFCC Prosecutor Rotimi Oyedepo, Senior Advocate of Nigeria, and seven other attorneys, of tampering with the sum of N400,000 by spraying it while dancing during a social gathering at the IMAX Circle Mall in Lekki, Lagos.

The Central Bank Act of 2007’s Section 21(1) forbids and punishes the offence, which was committed on March 24, 2024.

In count two, Bobrisky at Aja Junction, Ikorodu between July and August 2023, again tampered with another amount of N50,000 by dancing and spraying it at a social event.

In count three, Bobrisky sprayed and tampered with an additional N20,000 while dancing at White Steve Event Hall in Ikeja in December 2023.

Additionally, Bobrisky was charged by count four with spraying and tampering with another N20,000 while dancing at another event in Oniru, Victoria Island.

In count five, Bobrisky traded under the name and style of Bob Express in Lagos between September 1, 2021, and April 4, 2024. Bobrisky failed to provide the Special Control Unit Against Money Laundering with a declaration of the activities of the aforementioned company, Bob Express, during the period that N127. 7 million was paid into the company’s account that was based at Ecobank.

In count six, Bobrisky is also charged with violating Sections 6(1)(a) and 19(1)(f) of the Money Laundering (Prevention and Prohibition) Act, as well as Section 19(2)(b) of the same Act, by neglecting to file a declaration of the company’s activities within the same time frame that another N53 million was deposited into the company’s account.




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