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N3.7m fraud: Police dock bureau de change operator

High Court

A 47-year-old Bureau De Change operator, Makaila Miko, on Friday appeared at an Igbosere Magistrate Court, Lagos, for allegedly stealing N3.7 million from a bank account.

The accused who resides at Lagos Island area of Lagos, is standing trial on a three-count charge of conspiracy, stealing and fraud.

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The Prosecutor, Sgt. Friday Mameh said that the accused and others still at large committed the alleged offences on Dec. 14, 2018, at 5.30pm, at Wema Bank, Lagos.

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He said that the accused fraudulently obtained N3.7 million from account no. 012295877 of Wema Bank Ltd.

“The accused hacked into the said account and stole N3.7 million belonging to Wema Bank Ltd,” Mameh said.

The offences contravene Sections 287, 325 and 411 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2015.

The accused pleaded not guilty.

In her ruling, Magistrate Mr A. Y. Aro- Lambo granted him N500, 000 bail with two sureties in like sum.

He said that the sureties must show evidence of tax payment to the Lagos State Government and have their addresses verified.

The case was adjourned to January 17, 2019 for mention.

 

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