12 bankers nabbed in Enugu for allegedly stealing funds from dormant accounts

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The Enugu Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Friday, October 14, 2022 arrested twelve (12) bankers for suspected insider fraud.

A statement released by the EFCC gave the names of the suspects as Odeniyi Anthony, Deki Kingsley Onyekachi, Oguchukwu Ene, Elendu Chizaram, Anyakora Uchenna, Onah Kingsley, Akwe Elizabeth and Chinenye Grace Acibe.

Others are Victoria Ezedie, Chidi-Ukah Obinna, Etoh Lawrence Uzochukwu and Udeze Harrison.

According to the EFCC, preliminary investigations showed that the suspects allegedly stole funds from some dormant accounts in a branch of an old-generation bank in Enugu.

”The stolen funds were transferred from the dormant accounts to various beneficiaries, with the principal beneficiary already identified by the EFCC.” The statement read.

The antigraft agency says the suspects will be charged to court as soon as investigations are concluded.

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