Hon. Justice D.E. Osiagor of the Federal High Court sitting in Lagos has granted an Order of Interim Forfeiture of fourteen landed properties belonging to embattled M.D/CEO of Brisk Capital Limited, Mr. Dominic Ngene Joshua.
The police say that Joshua has diverted ₦2 billion from over 500 investors. He has spent some of that money on “parties, exotic cars, luxury watches, real estate in Abuja, Lagos and Port-Harcourt,” according to a statement from the special fraud unit on Monday.
SP Eyitayo Johnson, who is the Public Relations Officer of the Police Special Fraud Unit, in a statement on Thursday, March 31, said the Order followed an application on Motion Ex-Parte filed by the (PSFU) in December 2021 pending the determination of criminal charges proffered against Dominic Joshua by the Unit in Charge No. FHC/L/223C/2021.
The properties, spread across Lagos (Parkview Estate), Rivers and Cross-River States were worth over One Hundred and Fifty Million Naira (N150,000,000.00). These are covered by Deed of Lease, Contract of Sale and other Title Deeds.
According to the police, Joshua lured victims on social media platforms such as Instagram, Facebook and LinkedIn, as well as via newspaper publications where he claimed to be a financial investor of repute that manage funds for individuals and companies.