The Lagos Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested Elizabeth Modupe Osunjuyigbe, an employee of a new generation bank for an alleged fraudulent diversion of funds to the tune of over N34milion.
The suspect, who was arrested on Friday allegedly sent a fraudulent request sometime in January, 2021 to the Branch Service Manager of the bank Adeola Odeku, Lagos State to issue a draft of the sum of N31, 330, 165. 00 (Thirty One Million, in favour of Best Timland Nigeria Limited.
According to EFCC Head Media & Publicity Mr Wilson Uwujaren, Investigations revealed that the suspect allegedly forged a solicitor’s letter dated January 19, 2021 directing the bank to issue the draft in favour of Best Timland, claiming that request was for the payment of rent to the landlord of one of the bank’s branches in Akwa-Ibom State.
He said the suspect would be charged to court soon.