A Diamond Bank employee has been arrested for alleged fraud, after being accused of transferring a total of N111.2 million, customers’ money, to his family members’ accounts.
The accused, Obioha Okengwu, is said to have conspired with members of his family to defraud the bank, PM News reports.
He reportedly made the illegal transfers while working in the e-Business unit of the bank, handling daily settlement entries of transactions done on Point of Sales (POS) and Automated Teller Machine (ATM).
Prosecutor Effiong Asuquo, said:
“At different times, N37million and N41. 4 million was lodged into two accounts owned by one Uchenna Okengwu.
The accused also credited the sum of N10 million into the account of one Rosamund Okengwu and N9.5 million paid into one Chukwuemeka Okengwu’s account.”
The case has been adjourned till September 22nd for hearing of the bail application.
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