EFCC Arrests Prison’s Inspector, 5 Others For ATM Fraud - THE ENCOUNTER NEWS


Friday, September 20, 2019

EFCC Arrests Prison’s Inspector, 5 Others For ATM Fraud

KADUNA - The Kaduna zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) , has arrested six fraudsters who specialise in defrauding innocent Nigerians by using bank details obtained through sim swaps and Automated Teller Machines (ATM).
The suspects include Urulo Ikenna Henry, an Inspector with the Enugu Command of Nigerian Correctional Service. Others are Ugonna Nelson Owete, Ugonna Samuel Okafor Obinna, Chigbo Paschal Chidiebere, Oha Chukwujekwu Kingsley  and  Ahamefula Francis Izuchukwu
The suspects were arrested in separate operations, sequel to a petition by a customer of Access Bank, alleging that monies were illegally transferred from his account without his authorisation.
In a statement issued by the Head, Public Affairs EFCC, Kaduna Zonal Office, Zainab Sani Ahmed, noted that the petitioner, sometimes in February 2019 opened an account with Diamond Bank (now Access Bank) which he funded to the tune of N5m and instructed the bank to open a fixed deposit account, with the sum of N1m from the earlier account, as opening balance.

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