ex-GTBank Staff Bags 7 Years Sentence in Prison over N50m Fraud
A former Guaranty Trust Bank staff, Onyekachi Nwosu, has been convicted and sentenced to 7 years imprisonment by Federal High Court in Enugu, over a Fifty Million Naira (50,000,000.00) fraud.
Justice R. O. Dugbo Oghoghorie found him guilty of abusing his position and using forged documents to induce his bank to grant a N50,000,000 loan facility, part of which he diverted to personal use.
As account officer to Anyaso Chinedu, owner of Floxy Aluminium Odiofele Products Limited, Nwosu induced Guaranty Trust Bank with forged documents into granting a loan of (N50,000,000.00) Fifty Million Naira to Floxy Aluminium Odiofele Products Limited.
Further investigation, revealed that the convict benefitted N40,000,000.00 (Forty Million Naira) out of the fraudulent loan by directly withdrawing it from the account of Floxy Aluminium Odiofele Products Limited.
Justice Oghoghorie ordered the convict to also restitute the sum of Forty Million Naira (N40 million) to GTBank and, return the original Certificate of Occupancy to Mrs Foluke.
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