EFCC releases names of 12 staff of First Bank, Enugu, accused of stealing customers’ fund

EFCC releases names of 12 staff of First Bank, Enugu, accused of stealing customers’ fund

The Enugu Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has arrested 12 bankers with First Bank PLC for suspected insider fraud

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The Enugu Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has arrested 12 bankers with First Bank PLC for suspected insider fraud.

They were arrested on Friday, October 14, 2022.

A statement issued by EFCC’s spokesman, Wilson Uwujaren on Saturday listed the 12 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.

The commission said 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 suspects will be charged to court as soon as possible.