EFCC nabs bankers over N52m theft after forging customer’s signature, NIN

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) busted three bankers in Enugu State.

They are accused of conspiracy, stealing, forgery and obtaining money by false pretence.

In a statement on Monday, Wilson Uwujaren, EFCC spokesman said the suspects were arrested on July 7 at the Nsukka branch of a bank.

Kagha Emmanuel Uchenna, Okoro Chinasom Davidson and Egbogu Emmanuel Obiora are employees of the same financial institution.

The trio allegedly conspired and defrauded an account owner the sum of N51,978, 883.

Investigations revealed that they forged the signature and National Identification Number (NIN) slip of the customer.

The bankers then activated his mobile banking application and fraudulently withdrew the money.

“The have volunteered statements and will be charged to court as soon as investigations are concluded,” Uwujaren added.

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