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Court docket Jails Two Bankers In Spoiled River For Stealing From Deceased Buyer’s Epic

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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Uyo Zonal Report, has secured the conviction of two monetary institution officers, Daniel Akpan Eno and Mbuk Idongesit, sooner than Justice Edem Ita Kufre of the Spoiled River Snarl High Court docket, Calabar, for conspiracy and theft of funds in the parable of a deceased buyer of a commercial monetary institution.
The duo used to be convicted on Wednesday August 4, 2021 after pleading guilty to separate one count establish bordering on criminal conspiracy and fallacious transfers.

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A third defendant, and alleged accomplice, Victor John Okon pleaded “no longer guilty”. His trial used to be adjourned till August 10, 2021 for consideration of bail utility.
Justice Kufre convicted and sentenced Mr Akpan to three months imprisonment with an option of magnificent of N50,000, while Mr Idongesit used to be sentenced to three months imprisonment with an option of N30,000 magnificent.
The convicts’ prance to penal complex began on Might well perchance 23, 2021 when Mr Idongesit (alongside one Utibe George — at this time at huge) approached Akpan with the burial programme of 1 Godfried Godwin Osso, a deceased buyer of the Bank, whom George (at huge) claimed used to be his step father, with a train to determine on from the deceased’s myth.
On Might well perchance 24, 2021, George concluded the deal with the convicts and likewise contacted a Teller (Victor Okon – the third defendant) from one other branch of the monetary institution to ease obtain entry to to the funds in the parable of the deceased. A 50% sharing components used to be agreed upon by the conspirators and the train used to be executed.
The commission waded in following a petition from the monetary institution, alleging suspicious dissipation of monies in the deceased myth into the accounts of relatives and acquaintances, from where they were diverted to non-public exercise.
Investigation printed that on June 19, 2019, Victor Okon connived with George Ifiok Utibe (at huge) and bought the sum of N1,500, 000. Daniel Akpan also benefited the sum of N1,040,000 while Godwin Mbuk benefited N130,000.
The have faith ordered the convicts remanded at the Nigerian correctional facility till they pay their fines, while Victor used to be remanded at the commission’s detention facility pending the hearing of his bail utility.
Right here’s coming days after SaharaReporters uncovered how a worker with Polaris Bank stole over N20 million from the parable of a buyer, Ajibola Sanusi with myth quantity 28122.
Assessments on the parable assertion had confirmed that a total of N19,732,190 used to be stolen by an worker of the monetary institution between July 5 and 12, about a weeks after Sanusi called the monetary institution and directed that the parable must smooth be blocked.
Utilizing proxies, the money used to be transferred to varied accounts belonging to Gbenga Adebisi Florence, Abdulazeem Olamide Bello, Dudafa Preye, Sakirat Adesiju and Shukurat Tayo Ibitoye without Sanusi’s authorisation.
 

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