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Over 200, 000 Euro bank fraud case in court

Dec 31, 2009, 12:22 PM | Article By: Soury Camara

Hussein Weizani and Sahiekh Sowe have appeared before the Kanifing Magistrates' Court charged with attempting to commit a felony and ostensibly obtaining money by false pretence.

The criminal charges brought by the police alleged they have jointly conspired to defraud Access Bank by presenting a counterfeit cheque of Credit Industrial Commercial dated 31st July 2009 with a face value of 48, 000.25 Euro and another cheque of Skandinaviska Enskilda Bank AB CSEB dated 10th August 2009 with a face value of 228,000.10 Euro.

Sheikh Sowe the second accused was further charged with false pretence and intent to defraud by obtaining D101, 633 from one Hussein Weizani under the pretext that he had a business.

Both accused persons have denied the charges. The offences were alleged to have been committed within the months of August and September 2009 in the Kanifing Municipality