Three staff of a new generation bank in Lagos have been arrested by the State Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission(EFCC)for an alleged conspiracy, stealing, forgery, and obtaining money by false pretence.
The suspects, Kagha Emmanuel Uchenna, Okoro Chinasom Davidson, and Egbogu Emmanuel Obiora, who are employees of the new generation bank, allegedly conspired and defrauded a customer of the bank of the sum of N51, 978, 883. 37.
According to EFCC Head, Media, and Publicity, Mr. Wilson Uwujaren, 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”.