EFCC arraigns FCMB manager, two others for N55m fraud

FCMB branch manager Kichime Gomwalk arraigned by EFCC for N55million fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arraigned one Kichime Gomwalk, a First City Monument Bank (FCMB) branch manager on a five-count charge bordering on stealing, cheating and obtaining by false pretense to the tune of N55 million fraud.

Mr Gomwalk was arraigned before Justice P. S. Gang of the Plateau State High Court Jos on Tuesdays along with Michael Damkas Buayam of Tan Global Energy Limited and Abbas Andrew Dayilim of Castlegate International Limited.

“Gomwalk, while serving as branch manager, FCMB Plc, Murtala Mohammed Way Jos, in Plateau State is alleged to have forged COCIN GRATUITY CERTIFICATE OF PLEDGE/LETTER OF SET-OFF dated 30th DECEMBER, 2019, purportedly co-signed by Mrs. Monica Bitrus Tang and Rev (Dr.) Amos Musa Mohzo, Directors, which he used to secure overdraft facility from FCMB Plc to the tune of N55, 000.000.00 (Fifty-Five Million Naira) with COCIN Gratuity account N0. 100GOMWALK379 domiciled with FCMB Plc,” the EFCC said in a statement on Wednesday.