A 67-year-old woman, caught for allegedly hacking into a First Bank Plc account and stealing N16.2 million.


A 67-year-old woman, Wuraola Folashade Oluloye, has been arraigned before the Lagos State jurist Court at Igbosere, Lagos state for allegedly hacking into a primary Bank Plc account and stealing N16.2million.

The woman was dragged before the court on a five-count charge of fallacious diversion and was in remission following a criticism from king Akhanolu, Head of the Department of rhetorical Auditors of 1st Bank.

The prosecution counsel, George Nwosu, had told the court yesterday that Oluloye committed the alleged offences between last October 16th and December 31st, initially Bank’s Agidingbi Branch, Lagos. He aforementioned the 67-year-old lady allegedly hacked the account of a primary Bank client, Emefiele Ogbor, with account No 3014419974, and withdrew N16,200,000 from there and transferred same to her accounts in Stanbic IBTC, Union, Sterling and 1st banks. Shortly later Oluloye showed up at the bank to form withdrawals from her account. Unknown to her, the police were waiting and she was arrested.

He aforementioned the case contravened Section 287 of the legal code of Lagos State, 2015, the court detected.

Oluloye denied the allegations and pleaded clean-handed. She was granted bail by Folashade Olukoya, the presiding jurist and therefore the chief magistrate of Igbosere court. As a part of her bail conditions, Oluloye is predicted to boost N500, 000 in recognisance and supply 2 sureties in like add. She would be remanded in Kirikiri jail custody till she meets her bail conditions

The case was thenceforth adjourned until Mon June twenty fourth.

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