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EFCC Arrests Four Bankers Over N5 Million ATM Fraud


The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, says it has arrested four bankers with First Bank Plc in Kano for defrauding a customer of the sum of N5, 100, 000 (Five million, one hundred thousand naira) through the manipulation of his ATM card.

A statement issued by Wilson Uwujaren, spokesman of the anti-corruption agency, gave the names of the culprits as Mansur Danlami, Ejiro Eborikpo, Nina Stephen and Samson Nwodo.

The four who all work at the Zoo Road, Kano branch of the bank allegedly issued an ATM card belonging to an account holder in Bayelsa State , Samuel Omede, to an impostor who subsequently withdrew N5,100,000 from the account over time.

Uwujaren stated that the suspects were still being interrogated by operatives of the commission and that they would be charged to court as soon as investigation is concluded on the matter.