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FCMB Staff Sentenced To Four Years Imprisonment

By Damilola Adeyemo

AKURE – The First City Monument Bank employee, Felix Diete, has found himself in trouble for stealing customers’ funds.

Diete has been sentenced to four years imprisonment by a Federal High Court in Yenogao, Bayelsa State.

According to CITY NEWS, three customers of FCMB had on September 2, 2016, complained that they gave Diete the sum of N6m to deposit in their accounts but the convict deposited the sum of N4m and converted the balance to his personal use.

It was also gathered that, Diete was subsequently arrested and arraigned on three counts bordering on stealing contrary to Section 383 and punishable under 390 (6) (b) (8) and 9 of Criminal Code CAP C- 38 of the revised edition of the Laws of the Federation of Nigeria, 2007, and Section 1(1)(d) of the Failed Bank (Recovery of Debts) and Financial Malpractices in Bank Act, CAP B3 of the revised edition of the Laws of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, 2007.

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