A Polish woman, Dora Gilmaska, has been convicted for issuing a dud check, an offence rarely punished in Nigeria.
Gilmaska was convicted alongside her company, Icon Media and Marketing Agency Limited on a charge of fraud brought against her by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.
Justice Abubakar Umar of the FCT High Court sitting in Maitama, Abuja on Thursday, September 29, 2016 found Gilmaska guilty for forging and issuing a dud cheque of N9million to one Tayo Olugbemi sometime in 2012.
She was arraigned on November 7, 2012, and upon arraignment pleaded not guilty to the charge.
After diligent prosecution, Justice Umar found Gilmaska guilty and she was consequently convicted.
However, her sentencing has been reserved till October 4, 2016.