A former national service personnel, Nancy Agbertey who allegedly stole money using ATM cards of unsuspecting customers has been dragged before an Accra Circuit Court.

The accused who worked at Stanbic Bank in 2014 withdraw more than GH¢12,000.

She has been charged with six counts forgery of documents and stealing at a hearing presided over by M.E. Essandoh.

She pleaded not guilty and has been granted bail in the sum of GH¢10,000 with one surety who has to be a public servant earning not less than GH¢1,500.

The case has been adjourned to September 23, 2015.

Presenting the facts of the case, Chief Inspector Francis Tassan said the complainant is the Head of Financial Crime Control at Stanbic Bank, North Industrial Area branch, while Nancy is currently unemployed.

He said as part of her national service duties, Nancy helped customers of the bank to fill request forms for ATM cards.

Chief Inspector Tassan said unknown to three customers, Nancy filled ATM request cards, forged their signatures and linked them to the accounts of the unsuspecting customers.

The police officer said between June 2014 and July 2014 Nancy withdrew GH¢5,500 from the account of James Emmim, took GH¢5,000 from Graham Okpoti and GH¢2,100 from the account of Haruna Issaka.

Explaining further, he said SMS alerts were sent to the customers about withdrawals they made and the affected customers went and lodged complaints with the bank.

During investigations by the bank, it was detected that a CCTV camera captured the accused making illegal withdrawals from the bank's ATM machines from these customers' accounts.

He said the matter was lodged with the Kaneshie Police and the accused person was arrested.

She admitted the offence in her caution statement and was consequently arraigned.

Nancy is currently unemployed.

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