Five staff members of Fidelity Bank were dragged by the EFCC before the presiding Judge of an Akwa Ibom High court on Monday
for stealing from dead customers account.
The accused were arraigned on a 23-count charge bordering on conspiracy, forgery, obtaining by false pretence and criminal conversion of depositors fund to the tune of N37,690,000
The criminal syndicate of bankers specializes in forging signtures of deceased bank customers and withdrawing money from their account.
The EFCC revealed that upon investigation it was discovered that Mbong used his position as the Head, Operations and Transaction service and Delivery to set up a criminal syndicate that defrauds dead customers.
However, the suspects have pleaded non guilty to the charges levelled against them . The counsel for EFCC prayed the court for a trial date and for the suspects to be remanded in prison. The matter has been adjourned to june 1,2, and 3rd for further hearing while the defendants were remanded in prison pending hearing of their bail application