Ex-Macc star charged with fraud
FORMER Macclesfield Town player and assistant coach Efe Sodje has been charged with fraud after an investigation into a charity.
The 44-year-old is due to appear in court next month with his brothers Sam, Stephen and Bright over their involvement the Sodje Sports Foundation.
They were arrested on July 13 and bailed until November 14 when they will appear at the Westminster Magistrates Court.
Sam Sodje, 37, and Stephen Sodje, 42, both of Abbey Wood, south east London, Efe Sodje, of Gatley, Cheshire, and Bright Sodje, 50, from Sale, also in Cheshire, have all been charged with fraudulent trading.
The four have been the subject of a three-year investigation by the National Crime Agency following allegations of irregularities in their charity.
An NCA spokesman said: “Four people have been charged with fraud offences after an investigation by the National Crime Agency.
“Bright, Efetobore, Samuel and Stephen Sodje were charged with fraudulent trading and bailed until November 14 when they will appear at Westminster Magistrates Court.
“The four were arrested on July 13 after a threeyear NCA investigation into alleged irregularities at the Sodje Sports Foundation.”