Three workers of Zenith Bank Plc country head office, Victoria Island, Lagos State, have been detained by the Anti Robbery Squad.The police made it known that a superior official of the bank, Ms. Olubukola Oritogun, and two others supposedly defrauded innocent customers of the said amount. A fourth yet-to-be known person is said to be fugitive.
It was been said that the superior official of the bank Oritogun and her collaborator were supposedly in the habit of notifying rich customers who required to buy dollars that there was a dollar account in the bank that they could buy them from.
The source, who demanded obscurity said, “Oritogun would notify some persons that if they needed to buy dollars, it was obtainable in the bank. She would make the account details obtainable to the customer. Unknowingly to the victim, the dollar account is owned by a different customer of the bank.
“The victim would then ask his personal details in the bank to verify the account. As soon as it has been established that the account indeed has a certain sum of dollars, the victim would then move the naira equal of what he wanted to buy to Oritogun in trade for the dollars.”
It was also been said that have tricked quite a lot of persons in that same method until a complaint was wedged at SARS.
NG Source had it that on the day of Oritogun’s capture, she had earlier booked a flight to the United States and was already getting set to fly out of the country.
Our Source made it known that the police force had recovered about N166m of the stolen money.
DSP Ngozi Braide, who is the Lagos State Police Public Relations officer said that she would call our reporter back when she was contacted.
The bank’s representative, Mr. Victor Adoji, when contacted, said, “We in fact discovered the fraud first. Afterward we made a report to the Special Fraud Unit and they have commenced investigation. Several of our staffs were arrested in association with the case.
“As of now, we have response as regards the present state of investigation.”