Access Bank Plc staff has been arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC over alleged forgery and impersonation..

[dropcap type=”1″]H[/dropcap]is name is Joshua Emeje, who works in the Loan Recovery Unit of Access Bank in Jos, Plateau State, he allegedly wrote a letter which was addressed to Patrick Dusur, Education Secretary, Jos North LGA Education Authority, on November 21, 2015, inviting him to the EFCC head office in Abuja for questioning.

The letter was purportedly signed by one ‘Baba Mohammed’ on behalf of the Executive Chairman of EFCC, contained a phone number that Dusur was expected to call on arrival in Abuja.

Dusur was advised to play along and go to the venue of meeting with the suspect, which turned out to be the bank’s branch in Abuja.
However, rather than call the number, Dusur headed for the EFCC head office, Abuja, where it was discovered that the letter was forged.

 

In his statement, the suspect claimed that the victim is a debtor to his bank and that he decided to pose as an employee of EFCC to recover the loan because he works in the Loan Recovery Unit of the bank.

The suspect was later traced to Jos, Plateau State, where he was arrested and detained.

The suspect will be charged to court as soon as investigations were completed.

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