Couple Arraigned For Running Illegal Bank

A couple and their company have been arraigned at the Federal High Court in Enugu for allegedly operating an unlicensed banking business.

Patrick and Rosemary Nwokike appeared before Justice Dugbo Oghoghorie on a four count charge bordering on advanced fee fraud and carrying out banking business without a valid license.

The accused persons pleaded not guilty.

Justice Oghoghorie has granted the accused, who allegedly operate Let's Partner With You Ltd, bail in the sum of N2 million each with two sureties in like sum.

While one of the sureties must be a civil servant with Enugu State Government at a minimum of grade level 12, the second surety must be a landed property owner within Enugu.

Both sureties and their properties must be verified by both the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and the defense counsel.

– CAJ News