Pictured! Banker Sentenced To 39 Years In Jail Term For Stealing From Dead Customer

By 01:12 Fri, 10 Jun 2016 Comments

>Justice Oluwatoyin Ipaye of the Lagos State High Court on Thursday sentenced a banker, Olawale Garuba, to 39 years imprisonment for stealing from the dead.

The convict was arraigned alongside six others in July 2015 for conspiring among themselves to steal over N30, 000,000 from the bank account a deceased customer of a bank where the convict works.

The fraud was uncovered by the bank when they discovered that some of their staff, including the convict, had connived with proxies to steal from a dormant account of one of the bank’s customers.

Upon the discovery of the fraud, the bank apprehended the staff and handed them over to EFCC for investigation and prosecution.



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