Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC have paraded four bankers accused of conspiring to steal N5, 100, 000 (Five Million One Hundred Thousand Naira Only) from a customer’s account.
EFCC released a press statement which said:
“Four bankers: Mansur Danlami, Ejiro Eborikpo, Nina Stephen and Samson Nwodo have been arrested by the operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) for conspiracy to steal the sum of N5, 100, 000 (Five Million One Hundred Thousand Naira Only) from a customer’s account.
The suspects, all staff of Zoo Road Branch of First Bank Plc allegedly conspired among themselves to issue ATM card to an impostor, in the name of Samuel Omede, a bona fide customer of the Bank in Bayelsa State.
The suspects where said to have tried to give an ATM card to one known imposter in the name of Samuel Omede, a bona fide customer of the Bank in Bayelsa State.
The imposter was said to use the card to steal N5, 100, 000 (Five Million, One Hundred Thousand Naira Only) from Samuel Omede’s account.
the suspects are now being debriefed at the Kano Zonal office of the EFCC and will soon be taken to court to state their defence.
EFCC has since 2003 been cracking down on financial crimes such as advance fee fraud (419 fraud) and money laundering.
The commission was established after the Financial Action Task Force on Money Laundering (FATF), named Nigeria, non-cooperative in the international community’s efforts to fight corruption.