20161201

Female Staff of Microfinance Bank in N1.2m Fraud Mess

People should just try to imbibe patience; to avoid troubles...

An employee of Nice Micro Finance Bank, Awka Branch, Miss Mercy Ewute has defrauded the bank to the tune of N1.2million. The staff, a marketer, whose part of her job is going out to the field and collecting deposits from the Bank's customers was said to have collected money from customers, without remitting same to the Bank.

Speaking with one of the staff of the Bank who pleads to remain anonymous, the staff confirmed the fraud to MFT. According to him, Mercy has traits of fraud in her as she committed same offense two years ago, but was pardoned by the management of the Bank, when her guarantors cleared off the fraud sum. This recent fraud was discovered in November.

The management of the Bank reported the case to the Central Police Station Awka, and the State CID. She was subsequently arrested.

Mercy has been granted bailed pending her arraignment.

Anambra State's Deputy Police PRO confirmed the fraud case.