The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Friday arrested 12 bankers for alleged fraud in Enugu State.
This was disclosed by the commission in a statement posted on its website on Saturday.
The names of the suspects were given as Odeniyi Anthony, Deki Kingsley Onyekachi, Oguchukwu Ene, Elendu Chizaram, Anyakora Uchenna, Onah Kingsley, Akwe Elizabeth and Chinenye Grace Acibe.
Others are Victoria Ezedie, Chidi-Ukah Obinna, Etoh Lawrence Uzochukwu and Udeze Harrison.
According to the EFCC, preliminary investigations showed that the suspects allegedly stole funds from some dormant accounts in a branch of an old-generation bank in Enugu.
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”The stolen funds were transferred from the dormant accounts to various beneficiaries, with the principal beneficiary already identified by the EFCC.”the statement read
The anti-graft agency says the suspects will be charged to court as soon as investigations are concluded.