Richard Ginika Izuora
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC has arrested a banker; who,allegedly stole a huge sum of money and moved it into her private account.
The suspect Elizabeth Modupe Osunjuyibe was arrested by EFCC operatives over an alleged fraudulent diversion of funds to the tune of over N34 million.
EFCC spokesman, Wilson Uwujaren, in a statement on Friday, April 30 said the Lagos zonal office of the anti-graft agency which quizzed the suspect, said the banker works with Access Bank Plc.
“The suspect, who was arrested on Thursday, April 29, 2021, allegedly sent a fraudulent request; sometime in January to the Branch Service Manager of Access Bank, Adeola Odeku, Lagos State; to issue a draft of the sum of N31,330,165 in favor of one Best Timland Nigeria Limited.
”Investigations revealed that the suspect allegedly forged a solicitor’s letter dated January 19, 2021; directing the bank to issue the draft in favour of Best Timland; claiming that the request was for the payment of rent to the landlord of one of the bank’s branches in Akwa-Ibom State.” said the Statement.