Having stolen N20 million of financial institution clients’ cash, a employees of a brand new era financial institution and his accomplices have been arrested.
Christian Amechi, who labored on the financial institution’s ATM clients service unit, has confessed to the Police that he perpetrated the fraud through the use of a string of impersonators.
He works on the financial institution headquarters, Victoria Island, Lagos, Sun studies on Saturday.
His accomplices are Oyozoje Joseph, Nelson Matthew Eugari, Henry Omogbemi and Ene Mona Gabriel who’re being detained on the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS), Lagos State Police Command.
The arrest of a infamous pickpocket, Mr. Akeem Apejoye in Lagos, by police on patrol gave the police the clue to the gang of fraudsters.
In his confessional assertion on the police station, Akeem indicted a number of others together with Christian, the banker because the one who inspired him to proceed to steal telephones.
He alleged that Christian and his gang had been primarily within the SIM playing cards of the stolen telephones.
He led the police to the houses of the individuals who had been accumulating the SIM playing cards from him.
Though, he alleged that he was not within the know that Christian and his group use the SIM playing cards to take away cash from the accounts of consumers, however added that the group usually buys him drinks at joints each time he runs into them.
On how he and others managed to steal from the financial institution clients, Christian informed the police that each one that’s wanted is the shopper’s SIM card.
According to him, any buyer that does on-line transaction has his or her BVN quantity saved on his or her cellphone.
“I’m a graduate of the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, (UNN) the place I learn banking and finance.
“Luckily for me, I used to be employed by the financial institution (title withheld) and was the ATM card system analyst on the financial institution headquarters, Victoria Island, Lagos.
“I grew up in Ajegunle and I do know virtually all members of the gang.
“I do know them on the road, however I used to be launched into the enterprise by certainly one of my mates often called Osey boy and DJ.’’
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