EFCC arraigns man for $61,438 fraud in Kano

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arraigned one Dasin Yusuf Bello on a three-count charge bordering on criminal breach of trust to the tune of $61,438 (N22.3 million).

Bello was arraigned before Justice Dije Abdu Aboki of the Kano State High Court on Monday.

He was alleged to have collected two containers of biscuits and sweets worth $64,046 from the complainant who is based in India under the agreement that he would pay for the items in two months.

It was further alleged that, after selling the product, Dasin paid the complainant the sum of $2,108.48 and diverted the remaining $61,938 to his personal use.

One of the charges reads: “That you, Dasin Yusuf Bello sometime in 2017 in Kano, within the Jurisdiction of the Kano State High Court did dishonestly convert to your personal use the consignment containing Zebra Sweet and Lollipop Sweet worth $32,411 belonging to Azim Uddin and you thereby committed Criminal Breach of Trust an offense contrary to section 311 (a) and punishable under section 312 of the Penal Code Law.”

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

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