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Banker arrested for stealing N14.8m from customer’s account

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Officials of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), have arrested a staff of a new generation bank for allegedly withdrawing the sum of N14, 850,000.00 from the account of a customer of the bank.

The suspect, identified as Awulu Friday Ayegba, a relationship manager with the bank allegedly withdrew the said sum from a customer’s account between June 7 to July 21, 2023.

The Commission’s spokesman, Dele Oyewale, disclosed this in a statement on October 19. The suspect reportedly impersonated the duo of Henry Olowo and Terseer Shibiam using fake passport photographs, national identification numbers and phone numbers to open bank accounts with two company names; Sulib Complex & Investments and Seamless & More Global which are not duly registered with the CAC to withdraw the funds.

The anti-graft agency also said its intelligence revealed that Ayegba forged documents belonging to one Nduka Obinna to fraudulently apply for a loan facility to the tune of N40 million.

 

 

 

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