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EFCC Arrests Access Bank Employee, For Embezzling N34 Million





The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested A Lagos banker who works for Access Bank, Elizabeth Modupe Osunjuyigbe, for an alleged fraudulent diversion of funds to tune of over N34 Million.

EFCC spokesman, Wilson Uwujaren, In a statement on Friday, April 30th said, the Lagos state zonal office of the anti-graft agency quizzed the suspect, said to be an employee of Access Bank Plc.

According to him,

“The suspect who was arrested on Thursday April 29th, 2021, allegedly sent a fraudulent request sometime in January to the Branch Service Manager of Access Bank in Adeola Odeku, in Victoria Island, Lagos State, to issue the draft of the sum of (N31, 330,165) Thirty One Million, Three hundred and Thirty thousands, One hundred and Sixty-five Naira, in favour of one company known as Timland Best Nigeria Limited.

Investigation reveals that the suspect allegedly forged a solicitor’s letter dated 19th January, 2021, directing the Bank to issue the draft in favour of Timland Best Nigeria Limited, claiming that the request was for the payment of rent to the Landlord of one of the Bank’s branches in Akwa-Ibom State”.



EFCC Arrests Access Bank Employee, For Embezzling N34 Million



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