EFCC arrests bank manager for withdrawing N14.85m from customer’s account

0

Bank Relationship Manager Arrested for Allegedly Withdrawing N14.85 Million from Customer’s Account.

In a startling case of alleged financial fraud, one Awulu Friday Ayegba, a relationship manager with a new-generation bank, has been apprehended by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission () for purportedly withdrawing N14,850,000.00 from a customer’s account.

Read Also Aisha Buhari, 3 Children and Others Owe Over N30b Ground Rent (Full List)

Advertisements

The EFCC spokesperson, Dele Oyewale, released a statement on Thursday, confirming Ayegba’s arrest by EFCC operatives.

EFCC arrests bank manager for allegedly withdrawing N14.85 million from customer’s account

According to the statement, Ayegba is accused of conducting fraudulent withdrawals totaling N14.8 million from a customer’s account during a period spanning from June 7 to July 21, 2023.

Advertisements
Advertisements

Pay Attention To Supreme Court to Hear Case Seeking Uzodinma’s Removal Three Years After

It is alleged that he impersonated two individuals, Henry Olowo and Terseer Shibiam, using counterfeit passport photographs, national identification numbers, and phone numbers to open bank accounts in the names of two companies, namely Sulib Complex & Investments and Seamless & More Global. Remarkably, neither of these companies were duly registered with the Corporate Affairs Commission. Ayegba subsequently used these bogus accounts to carry out the illicit withdrawals.

Advertisements

 

The EFCC further revealed that intelligence reports indicated that Ayegba had also forged documents that belonged to an individual named Nduka Obinna, using them to fraudulently apply for a loan facility amounting to N40 million.

 

Additionally, there were concerns that he was planning to abscond abroad with his family.

 

The EFCC confirmed that Ayegba will face charges in court once their investigations are concluded. This case serves as a stark reminder of the need for vigilance and security in the banking sector to prevent such financial crimes.

Advertisements
Advertisements
Our WhatsApp Channel

Advertisements

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here