EFCC Arraigns Man In Benue For ATM Fraud

Benjamin was arraigned before Justice Mobolaji Olajuwon sitting at the Federal High Court Makurdi, Benue State.

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Makurdi zonal office, on March 5, 2020, arraigned one Gbaa Benjamin on a one-count charge for stealing and unauthorized ATM cash withdrawal to the tune of N200,000.00 (Two Hundred Thousand Naira).

Benjamin was arraigned before Justice Mobolaji Olajuwon sitting at the Federal High Court Makurdi, Benue State.

The count reads: “That you, Gbaa Luther Benjamin, sometime in October, 2019 in Makurdi, within the jurisdiction of this honourable Court, did steal an electronic card to wit: A Zenith Bank Plc debit card issued in the name of Ishima Lohodedoo Yakubu with Account No. 2208635042 and withdrew the sum of N200,000.00 (Two Hundred Thousand Naira) only, from the said account and thereby committed an offence punishable under section 33(3) of the Cybercrime (prohibition, Prevention Etc) Act, 2015”.

He pleaded “not guilty” when the charges were read to him.

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