IBC fraud case continues
Wednesday, June 10, 2009
The criminal trial of one James Johnson, alias Jimmy, ex-manager of IBC Ltd and Monica Musa, ex-cashier of the said bank, resumed yesterday before Justice Wowo of the High Court in Banjul.
The two are charged with multiple criminal offenses of conspiracy to defraud IBC Ltd, theft and making documents without authority to defraud IBC and inducing persons by false pretense to defraud the said bank in August 1998 at the Bakau and Serreunda branches of the IBC and other places in The Gambia.
The particulars of the offenses disclosed that the accused persons and another person (now at large) conspired together to defraud IBC Ltd by dishonestly paying into the account of one Sulayman Jammeh, with account number 095300024500095 and cheque number 3640610, the sum of D127,000 and another cheque for the sum of D96,000, issued from the dormant account of one Mustapha Njie.
Monica Musa, in her defense, said she never intended to defraud the bank, describing herself as a truthful witness. The case was adjourned to June 23, 2009 for Monica Musa to call her witnesses.
Author: by Sidiq Asemota