By: Okosun Dennis
Three bankers in an undisclosed new generation bank have been arrested for an alleged case of conspiracy, stealing, forgery and obtaining money by false pretence by the Lagos Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC).
The suspects, Kagha Emmanuel Uchenna, Okoro Chinasom Davidson and Egbogu Emmanuel Obiora, conspired and defrauded a customer of the bank of the sum of N51, 978, 883. 37.
Investigations revealed that the trio forged the signature and National Identification Management (NIM) number slip of the customer, activated his mobile banking application and fraudulently withdrew the money.
The suspects, who were arrested on July 7, 2021 at the Nsukka, Enugu branch of the bank, have volunteered statements and will be charged to court as soon as investigations are concluded.