Businessman Nabbed For Hacking Into A Company Account and Moving N15.3m

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Monday, November 26, 2019, arraigned one Christopher Okeke alongside his company, Sanfill Nigeria Ltd. before Justice D.Z Senchi of the Federal Capital Territory High Court sitting in Jabi, Abuja.

He's facing a two-count charge of obtaining by false pretence to the tune of N15,300,000 (Fifteen Million Three Hundred Thousand Naira).

Okeke was alleged to have fraudulently used his
company to hack into the account of Chams Nigeria Ltd. and moved the total sum of N15,300,000 (Fifteen Million, Three Hundred Thousand Naira) only into his company, Sanfill Nigeria Ltd.

The defendant pleaded not guilty to the charges. In view of his plea, the Prosecution counsel, Steve E. Odiase asked for a date for commencement of trial.

Justice Senchi while adjourning the matter to February 26, 2019 admitted the defendant to bail in the sum of One Million Naira with two sureties in like sum. The sureties, the court ruled, must be residents of Abuja and must sign an undertaking to provide the defendant on the dates of trial.