A employees of Procter and Gamble has been arrested by operatives of the Uyo Zonal Workplace of the Financial and Monetary Crimes Fee (EFCC) for allegedly embezzling over N20m (Twenty Million Naira) firm funds to play sports activities betting.
Emmanuel Chigozie Eze, a 35-year-old Head of Gross sales for Procter and Gamble, was arrested alongside ‘Okay Line space’ of Ewet Housing Property in Uyo, Akwa Ibom state, following a petition.
The petitioner alleged that Eze used his place as Head of Gross sales for Procter and Gamble, to produce items value over N20m to clients and transformed similar for private use.
In response to the complainant, the suspect between March 2020 and January 2021, offered items definitely worth the mentioned quantity and fraudulently collected monies from varied clients utilizing his private account reasonably than the corporate’s account.
Investigations into the matter revealed that the suspect has extreme playing drawback as he spent over N4m inserting bets on day by day foundation with virtually nothing to point out for it.
It was additionally found that between July and December 2020, the suspect obtained over N18m from one of many firm’s main clients (title withheld) for items, which weren’t absolutely delivered.
In response to the shopper, she’s nonetheless anticipating the steadiness of products value over N8m.
The suspect will probably be charged to courtroom as quickly as investigations are concluded.