Woman in court for stealing N19.7m from crypto firm

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A woman, Felicia Iselobhor, on Friday appeared in a Magistrates’ Court for allegedly stealing N19.7 million from a cryptocurrency firm.

The police charged Iselobhor, 51, with conspiracy and theft.

The prosecution counsel, ASP Ben Ekundayo, told the court that the defendant committed the offence on Dec. 2, 2020 , in Lagos.

Ekundayo alleged that the defendant, conspired with one other, at large and unlawfully withdrew N19.7millon from her employer’s account.

The offence, he said, contravened the provisions of sections 287 (7) and 411 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2015.

Deal of the day

The defendant pleaded not guilty.

Magistrate A.A Paul admitted the defendant to bail in the sum of N1 million with one surety in like sum.

Paul adjourned the case until March 10 for hearing.