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EFCC nabs 12 bankers for stealing funds from dormant accounts

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested no fewer than arrested twelve bankers for suspected insider fraud in Enugu State.


The EFCC spokesman, Mr Wilson Uwujaren, who disclosed this in a statement issued on Saturday, said the suspects were arrested on Friday.


Mr. Uwujaren identified the suspects as Odeniyi Anthony, Deki Kingsley Onyekachi, Oguchukwu Ene, Elendu Chizaram, Anyakora Uchenna, Onah Kingsley, Akwe Elizabeth and Chinenye Grace Acibe.


Others are Victoria Ezedie, Chidi-Ukah Obinna, Etoh Lawrence Uzochukwu and Udeze Harrison.


He explained that preliminary investigations showed that the suspects allegedly stole funds from some dormant accounts in a branch of an old-generation bank in Enugu.


”The stolen funds were transferred from the dormant accounts to various beneficiaries, with the principal beneficiary already identified by the EFCC,” the statement read


The EFCC spokesman, however, said the suspects will be charged to court as soon as investigations are concluded.


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