EFCC arraigns three over N5.5m fraud
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday, February 4, 2016 arraigned three top officers of Ishielu West Development Centre, Ebonyi State, Amaka Emeh (Coordinator), Oko Emmanuel (Finance Officer) and Ugwuoke Paul (Administrative Officer) before Justice A.N. Nwankwo of the State High Court sitting in Abakiliki, Ebonyi State on a two-count charge bordering on issuance of dud cheque to the tune of N5.5million (Five Million Five Hundred Thousand Naira).
Amaka Emeh allegedly defrauded Munak Microfinance Bank, after obtaining a loan facility of N5.5million to pay her staff salaries, while awaiting the monthly allocation from the state government. She is also alleged to have conspired with the two other accused persons to open an account for the Centre with another bank.