Lagos - Justice Lateef Lawal-Akapo of an Ikeja High Court on Tuesday remanded two men - Ola Lawal and Abass Ajibade - at Kirikiri Prisons in Lagos for attempting to hack into the server of Enterprise Bank.
The accused are to remain behind bars till October 15, according to Lawal-Akapo.
According to Seidu Atteh, counsel to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), the accused committed the offence alongside one Olumide Kayode, now at large, on July 10, 2014 at Ikeja.
He said the accused conspired to defraud Enterprise Bank by hacking into its network with through their laptops, router mode and grabber/key logger.
Atteh said the accused also attempted to fraudulently obtain the password of key operations staff of the bank through the bank's Central Processing Unit (CPU).
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The prosecutors said the attempt to hack into the bank's CPU was done with the aim of accessing the bank's network to conduct fraudulent transactions and transfer unauthorized money into other accounts.
He added that Ajibade, one of the accused, forged a National Diploma certificate purportedly issued by the Polytechnic, Ibadan.
According to the EFCC, the offences contravene Section 285, 323, 361(1), (e) and 409 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2011.
Section 285 recommends three years imprisonment for stealing, while Section 323 stipulates seven years for conspiracy to defraud.