COORDINATOR DEFRAUDS 17 CONTRIBUTORS OF N1.6M
Ademosun, of no fixed address, is standing trial on a 32-count charge bordering on fraud and stealing before Magistrate, Mrs O.O. Adeshina.
The prosecutor, Sgt. Rosemary Ehimegbe, told the court that the defendant committed the alleged offences from May 5 to August 30 at No.7, Balogun Street, Gbara, Lekki in Eti-Osa area of Lagos.
She said that the defendant fraudulently obtained a total sum of N1.6 million from 17 traders involved in monthly contribution exercise.
According to her, the defendant posed as a monthly contribution coordinator and swindled 17 traders of the money they contributed monthly.
Sgt. Ehimegbe listed some of the traders allegedly defrauded to include Eva Peters, Gift Njoku, Lilian Uba, Queen Bernard and Treasure Eluke.
Magistrate Adeshina granted her bail in the sum of N350,000 with two sureties in like sum.
She ordered that the sureties must be gainfully employed and must show evidence of tax payments to the Lagos State Government.
@ The Nation