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Police After Fidelity Bank Manager Over N100m Fraud

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Reginald Ihejiahi
Reginald Ihejiahi

Men of the Nigerian Police Force are investigating a case of fraud.

And the development concerns happenings within financial institution, Fidelity Bank.

Information revealed a branch manager at the place illegally deducted about N100m from customers account.

The accused operated from the Ladipo, Lagos arm of the bank.

According to information made available operatives from the Kam Salem Obalende Lagos of the Nigerian Police Force are incharge of the crime.

They are said to be on the heels of the bank manager disclosed to have fled.

A lady tagged his lover, in whose account the runaway banker allegedly lodged some of the ‘stolen’ funds was reportedly arrested as part of efforts to apprehend the culprits.

She was reportedly released four days after the branch manager refused to show up.

Digs revealed initial findings by the police threw up the discovery that, the accused ‘allegedly withdrew N35 million from customers’ accounts in Ladipo Branch’.

The stolen funds were illegally withdrew from customers accounts irrespective of where the accounts were domicile.

The accused was said to have taken off before the arrival of the police, when scheme was uncovered by the bank.

His modus operandi is simplified as thus ‘ each time he makes the illegal withdrawal from customers’ accounts, he would use his girlfriend’s Certificate of Incorporation, to open several other accounts in other banks where he would lodge the amount.’

Insiders revealed vigorous investigation to determine whether there are collaborators within the bank or not is on.

The leadership of Fidelity are however reportedly being cautious in other to properly manage the situation and safe guard the bank’s image.

…Additional report naijahottestgist.


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