A Diamond Bank employee, Obioha Okengwu has been remanded for allegedly defrauding the company of N111 million. According to the prosecutor, Effiong Asuquo, the culprit, between April and August 2015, wired a sum total of N111 million to accounts belonging to his family members. This happened while he was working in the e-Business unit, handling the POS and ATM transactions.
“At different times, N37million and N41. 4 million was lodged into two accounts owned by one Uchenna Okengwu,” said the prosecutor. “The accused also credited the sum of N10 million into the account of one Rosamund Okengwu and N9.5 million paid into one Chukwuemeka Okengwu’s account.’’
The accused pleaded not guilty and the case was adjourned to September 22, 2015.