EFCC Arrests two bankers for N9 million fraud

Rowland Alozie and Segun Osho
Rowland Alozie and Segun Osho (suspected fraudsters)

Two bankers, Rowland Alozie, Segun Osho and their alleged accomplice, Abass Kolawole, have been arrested by operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission [EFCC] for alleged conspiracy and fraudulent conversion of Rivers State Board of Internal Revenue’s cheque for N9, 554,286.

Messrs. Rowland and Segun, both staff of the Moscow Road, Port Harcourt branch of Access Bank, colluded to convert an Ecobank Manager’s cheque belonging to one Rockson Engineering issued as tax payment to the Rivers State Board of Internal Revenue.

Abass Kolawole
Abass Kolawole

The third suspect, Abass Kolawole was arrested when he allegedly approached a branch of Ecobank in Lagos to cash the Manager’s Cheque through his account.

The suspects, the spokesperson for the EFCC, Wilson Uwjaren, says, would be charged to court as soon as investigation is concluded.


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