Sacked Bank Staff Arraigned For Defrauding People With The Bank’s T-Shirt


The management of Fidelity Bank Plc, Lagos has dragged its former female staff, Adenike Okuneye, 31, before a Lagos Magistrate Court for allegedly parading herself as a staff of Fidelity Bank after she had been sacked.

She is also being accused of wearing the T-Shirt bearing the bank and collecting money from customers of the bank with the pretext of saving it for them in the bank, but instead converted same to her use.

Okuneye was arraigned before an Igbosere Magistrate Court, Lagos on a 3-count charge of felony to wit and stealing. The accused allegedly committed the offence between March and August, 2017.

Nemesis caught up with her when one of the aggrieved customers of the bank who knew that she was no longer with the bank reported her, leading to her arrest. The accused, however, pleaded not guilty to the alleged crime in the open court and Magistrate S.K Matepo granted her bail in the sum of N50, 000 with two sureties in like sum.


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