Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, have arrested a relationship manager with a new generation bank for allegedly withdrawing the sum of N14,850,000.00 from an account of one of the customers of the bank.
The suspect, identified as Awulu Friday Ayegba, fraudulently withdrew the said sum from a customer’s account between June 7 to July 21, 2023.
The Commission’s spokesperson, Dele Oyewale, disclosed this in a statement on Thursday, October 19.
The suspect reportedly impersonated the duo of Henry Olowo and Terseer Shibiam using fake passport photographs, national identification number and phone numbers to open bank accounts with two company names; Sulib Complex & Investments and Seamless & More Global which are not duly registered with the Corporate Affairs Commission, CAC to withdraw the funds.
The anti graft agency also said its intelligence also revealed that Ayegba forged documents belonging to one Nduka Obinna to fraudulently apply for a loan facility to the tune of N40 million while planning to abscond abroad with his family.
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