BANKER WHO STOLE 8.7MIL FROM UNION BANK CUSTOMER’S ACCOUNT ENTERS PLEA BARGAIN

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has accepted a plea bargain proposal by a former banker, Kazeem Adeniyi, who was accused of defrauding a customer. He was charged at the Federal High Court in Lagos with withdrawing N8.7million from the customer’s account. The alleged offence, EFCC said contravened sections 22, 22(2) and 37 of the Cyber Crimes Prohibition Act, 2015. EFCC alleged that Adeniyi, on May 8, last year, while working at Union Bank, failed to obtain proper data of a customer, Alexander Cherembem, before processing Unionmobile application for…

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