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Bank marketer docked over N4m fraud

Bank marketer docked over N4m fraud

By Sade Adewale
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A 38-year-old bank marketer, Ademuyiwa Aderotimi, has been dragged before the Chief Magistrates’ Court in Ondo town, for fraudulently converting the sum of four million naira to his own use.

The police brought Aderotimi before the court for willingly and unlawfully converting the money without the consent of the bank and refused to remit the said amount to the bank.

The defendant was alleged to have converted the money while he was a staff of Olofin Owena Micro Finance bank, as a marketer officer.

Aderotimi is now facing a one – count charge bothering on fraudulently, willingly and unlawfully converting the said amount.

He, however, pleaded not guilty to the charge preferred against him.

The prosecution said he committed the offence sometimes in the month of February, 2019 at Olofin Owena Micro Finance bank, contrary to section 383 and punishable under section 390(9) of the Criminal Code Csp 37 volume 1 laws of Ondo State of Nigeria 2006.

The charge sheet read in part,”That you, Ademuyiwa Aderotimi, sometimes in the month of February 2019 at Olofin Owena Micro Fnance bank, Ondo, in the Ondo Magisterial District did fraudulently, willingly and unlawfully convert the sum of N4,000,000 to your own use without the consent of the bank, and refused to remit the said amount to the bank, but converted it to your own use, while you were staff with them as a marketer officer.”

The police prosecutor, Sergeant Gbenga Akinsulure, told the court that he would be calling three witnesses to testify in the case, applied for a date to enable him study the case file and assemble his witnesses.

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Lawyer for the defendants, Abayomi Oladire applied for the bail of his client in most liberal terms.

The presiding magistrate, Mrs Odenusi Fadeyi, granted the defendant bail in the sum of N1,000,000 with two sureties in like sum.

She said the sureties must be residents within the jurisdiction, while they must show evidence of payment of tax for the year 2018 and 2019 respectively.

She adjourned the case till June 10, 2019 for trial.

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