Female banker arraigned for N452m scam in Onitsha

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Female banker arraigned for N452m scam in Onitsha

The Enugu Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Wednesday, arraigned one Judith Nneka Nwagwu, a staff of the United Bank for Africa, before Justice D.A Onyefulu of the Anambra State High Court sitting in Onitsha on a seven count charge bordering on forgery and obtaining by false pretence to the tune of N452,047,000.

 

Judith is alleged to have fraudulently obtained N192,000,000 (One Hundred and Ninety Million Naira) from a complainant whom she was his account officer, on the pretext that the bank had $400,000 for sale at the rate of N480 per Dollar.

 

Her employers also petitioned the Commission alleging that the defendant forged two fixed deposit certificates and fraudulently obtained the total sum of N260,047.000 ( Two Hundred and Sixty Million, Forty-Seven Thousand naira)Million from a customer under the guise of fixing the money for him.

 

Count 6 of the charge reads, “That you Judith Nneka Nwagwu, while being an employee of the United…



Source: Linda Ikeji