Female Banker Jailed One Year For Fraud In Osogbo

A 51- year-old female banker, Yetunde Iyabo Adewunmi, was on Tuesday sentenced to one-year imprisonment for conspiracy, aiding and abating fraud.

Adewunmi was convicted of the amended charge filed against her by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibadan zonal office, before Justice Peter Lifu of the Federal High Court 2, sitting in Osogbo, Osun State.

A statement issued by the EFCC’s Head of Media and Publicity, Wilson Uwujaren, said investigation conducted by officials of the Commission had revealed that the banker used her position as a staffer of a new generation bank in Ile Ife, Osun State, to forge two identity cards for one Abayomi Samuel Onalaja, an internet fraudster, to enable him cash two Western Union transactions received from his foreign victims. She was rewarded with N236,736.00 for the illegal dealings.

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