Bartender sentenced to 8 years in prison for withdrawing over £ 1 million from his boss’s ATM machine in Ibadan (photo)
The Ibadan court found the bartender guilty of fraud.
35-year-old Godwin Job was sentenced Tuesday to eight years in prison for illegally withdrawing 1,079,290 shillings from a Fidelity Bank account owned by his boss Olufemi Joseph Odusagnier. During the investigation, the EFCC found out that Job conducted 14 transactions within two hours to steal money from his boss. Job was convicted by Judge Bayo Taiwo of the Oyo State High Court on a two-stage charge, bordering on theft, brought against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibadan Zonal Division.
After investigating the petition of its individual chapter, the Commission is taking Job to court on August 17, 2020, to answer the criminal charges against him. Cost:
“Godwin Job (aka Nifemi)” M ‘somewhere in August 2019 in Ibadan, within the jurisdiction of this court, stole an ATM card belonging to Olufemi Joseph Odusanier and thus committed an offense punishable under section 390 (9 ) Of the Penal Code, Chapter 38, Oyo Laws 2000 “. Godwin Job (aka Nifemi) “Sometimes, around August 2019, in Ibadan, within the jurisdiction of this court, he stole one million seventy-nine thousand two hundred ninety naira (1,079,290) from Olufemi Joseph Odusanya, and therefore committed an offense punishable under section 390 (9) of the Penal Code, Chapter 38 of the Oyo State Act 2000 “.
The boss accused Job of stealing his ATM card, which he used to withdraw cash and make transactions at points of sale totaling Nort 1,079,290. Although he pleaded not guilty to the indictment, the judge concluded that the prosecution was able to convince the court beyond reasonable doubt that the accused had indeed committed a wrongful act.
He then found him guilty as a defendant and sentenced him to four years in prison on each of the charges, which will be in effect simultaneously from the date of his conviction. He also ordered Job to return the money stolen from his victim.