5 men who hacked into a bank and increased a customer’s balance from $2,000 to $1.2million have been arrested by the EFCC and arranged before a court.

The suspects identified as; Bashir Abdullahi Mohammed, Oche Ogenyi, Adefila Taofile Kayode, Rabiu Aliko Lawal and Mmadu Mathew, were arraigned before justice Mohammed Tukur of a Kaduna State High Court, on a two-count charge bordering on conspiracy and stealing to the tune of N466m.


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The suspects who pleaded “not guilty” to the charges and were ordered to be remanded in EFCC custody pending the determination of the bail applications, were arrested following a petition by Polaris Bank, alleging that they hacked into the bank’s application, and fraudulently increased the $2,000 in one of the customer’s bank account to $1.2 million.

 


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