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

Sacked Bank Staff

31-year-old Adenike Okuneye pictured above, has been arraigned before a Lagos Magistrate court for allegedly parading herself as a staff of Fidelity Bank, months after she had been sacked and collecting money from customers of the bank with the pretext of saving it for them in the bank but ended up converting it to her personal 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.


The prosecuting officer said that nemesis caught up with her when one of the aggrieved customers of the bank who knew that the accused was no longer with the Fidelity Bank reported her to the bank leading to her arrest.

Osuji said that the offence the accused committed was punishable under sections 72, 314 (A) and 287 of the Criminal Laws of Lagos State, 2015.

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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