The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), on Friday, arraigned seven suspects before an Ikeja Special Offences Court, Lagos, for allegedly hacking into the computer database of First City Monument Bank (FCMB) and transferring over N900 million belonging to customers of the bank into an unknown account.
BusinessLive reports that the seven accused persons, according to the EFCC are: Gideon Oluwatimileyin, Abiodun Aina, Samuel Adenitiri, Oluwasegu Daliu, Olaitan Ajibola Sheu, Moyosore Suleiman and Adeyinka Akinjin. They were arraigned by the anti-graft agency on a two-count charge of conspiracy to defraud and unauthorized access to FCMB’s computer materials and software.
EFCC’s lawyer, Benedict Chima Benneth, told the court that the defendants allegedly committed the offence on 10th March, 2018 in Lagos. According to Benneth, the offence contravened Sections 325, 388 of the Law if Lagos State, No.11, Vol.44, 2015.
All the accused persons alongside Osita Martins, Daramola Samuel Akanji and others still at large sought, did steal by unauthorized transfers and withdrawals from various FCMB points nationwide of the sum of N900 million, property of the owners of and various customers of FCMB from their account to various accounts outside the bank via POS and ATM.
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