EFCC arraigns four for defrauding Union Bank N2.055bn

Semiu Salami
Semiu Salami
EFCC operatives

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Tuesday, arraigned Salisu Liman (alias Zico), Isaiah Friday, Azaaior Samuel and Dan Asabe Ibrahim before Justice Lawal-Akapo of a Lagos High Court, Ikeja, on a three count charge bordering on conspiracy to defraud.

The trio, along with others (still at large) swere said to have on the 9th January, 2013 conspired to defraud Union Bank Plc of N2.06 billion through a fraudulent transferred from the General Ledger account of the bank in Jos.

The accused were said to have hacked into the Bank’s database (Flexcube) through Jos Branch of the bank and further transferred the said sum to the accounts of Gona Bureau De change domiciled in Union Bank Head office Branch, Marina, Lagos and Jaxmine Bureau De change domiciled in Union Bank Head office Branch, Marina, Lagos.

The money was also said to have been transferred into Dankawu Bureau De change account domiciled in Moloney Street, Lagos; God’s Will Great Commodity Services, domiciled in Union Bank Annex Branch, Akure Branch; ZHG Services Limited domiciled in Union Bank Head office Annex Branch, Abuja and A and B Console Limited domiciled in Union Bank Agaie Branch, Niger ”

Justice Lawal-Akapo, however, adjourned the case to November 26, 2013 for ruling on bail applications and ordered that the accused persons be remanded in Kirikiri prisons, Lagos.

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