Bank Manager loses N70m to 419

The Police in Adamawa State has confirmed the arrest of two suspects for allegedly duping a bank manager of 200,000 US Dollars (about N70m).

Confirming the arrest to the News Agency of Nigeria in Yola, the spokesman for the command, DSP Suleiman Yahaya, said the suspects, Oluba Falaye and Abidakun Gbenga, were arrested while two other suspects were still at large.

“The command received a report from one Olurunfemi Michael, a manager with a new generation bank, (name withheld) Yola Branch, that on the 11/12/2019 some men approached him and defrauded him of $200,000.00 which if converted into Naira will be N70,000,000.

“Investigation led to the arrest of Oluba Falaye and Abidakun Gbenga, residents of Lagos and Ado-Ekiti.

“Investigation so far recovered $30,400, One Lexus and Toyota Camry valued N14,000,000. We also recovered over N11 million in cash.

“The command is calling on members of the public to be careful while dealing with the people they don’t know and to report to police any suspicious movement around them,” the police spokesman said.

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