Female Banker Bags 14 years Imprisonment over N20mn Fraud

The Edo State High Court 2, Tuesday, sentenced a female banker, Mrs. Gloria Ogbeide, to 14 years imprisonment, for defrauding two customers, Mr. and Mrs. Mikano Kadiri, of the sum of N20m.
The convict, who was an accounting officer to Kadiri, a former Special Adviser to Governor Adams Oshiomhole, was said to have on different occasions, defrauded his client and his wife, the sums of N15m and N5m respectively.
In the suit marked B/CD/32C/2016, the defendant, who was until now, a staff of Union Bank, Airport Road branch, Benin City, was convicted on 2-count charges under Section 1(1)(c) of Advanced Free Fraud and other related offences of the law of the federation.
Delivering the judgment, Honourable Justice Efe Ikpomwonba found the accused guilty of both charges.
He consequently sentenced her to seven years each on the two counts making a total of 14 years, without option of fine.
However, the sentences are to run concurrently.

Author: News Editor

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