Court Grant Skye Bank Manager N100,000 Bail for N200M Fraud


Tajudeen Yusuf, a former manager with Skye Bank, Jos branch, was arraigned for N200M fraud.

He was reported to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on the 16th of May, to have fraudulently collected N200M from a customer, Alhaji Usman Tetengi, issued him a fake deposit slip ad diverted the money to his personal usage while efforts to recover the funds proved abortive.

He was arraigned on the 19th of September, 2014 and pleaded not guilty.

The EFCC on the 29th of June, 2017, secured his conviction after he was re-arraigned for two count charge of forgery before Justice Ambrose Alagwa, of Federal High court 1, in Jos.

The judge sentenced him to six months imprisonment with an option of fine of N100,000 on count two and three. His sentence will run concurrently.

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