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Bank Rogues Get Life imprisonment for ₦114.6m Fraud -EFCC

Justice Ibrahim Mairiga of the Kebbi State High Court has indicted Suleiman Ibrahim Musa, Bilyaminu Usman and Lawal Suleiman on a 16-count charge verging on conspiracy, forgery, burglary and criminal break of trust brought against them by the Economics and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC and sentenced them to 91 years in jail.

The convicts, who are previous individuals from staff of FinBank Plc (procured by First City Monument Bank Plc in 2011), Birnin-Kebbi branch in Kebbi State, were initially summoned on July 21, 2010, and had argued not blameworthy to the charges.

Musa, who was then the head of operations, cheated the bank of N101, 707,000; Usman and Suleiman, both tellers plotted to dupe the bank of N6, 627,500 and N6, 267,500 individually. The unlawful acts were submitted somewhere around 2008 and 2010. They had at distinctive times charged the bank’s clients via doing unapproved withdrawals.

They were captured by EFCC agents taking after an appeal by the bank’s administration, after a few clients registered grievances affirming deduction from their financial balances. They had backed up their cases with different narrative confirmations – stamped deposites and investiment certificate.

Following five years of trial, Justice Mairiga, having been covinced by the evidence brought before him by the arraigning direction, Aisha Habib, discovered them liable of the charges.


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