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Bank employee charged with computer fraud granted bail

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Tomi Jinad is currently suspended from work.

Tomi Jinad is currently suspended from work.

Tomi Jinad is currently suspended from work.

A bank worker has appeared in court charged with computer fraud at his workplace.

Tomi Jinad (23) was granted bail and had the case against him adjourned at Dublin District Court.

Mr Jinad, of Grange Park View, Raheny, is charged with dishonestly operating, or causing the operation of, a computer with the intention of causing loss to another, or making gain for himself or another.

The offence is alleged to have happened at KBC Bank on Sandwith Street in the south city centre on dates between last December 22 and 30.

Defence solicitor Michael French said he was applying for bail.

A garda sergeant said there was no objection to bail, subject to conditions.

Judge Bryan Smyth granted bail in the defendant's own bond of €200, with no cash lodgment required.

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Under bail conditions he must surrender his passport and not apply for a new one, sign on at Raheny Garda Station and be contactable by gardai at all times.

The court heard Mr Jinad's phone had been seized as part of the garda investigation.

Judge Smyth granted free legal aid after Mr French submitted a statement of Mr Jinad's financial means to the court and said that as could be seen in the charge, it related to his employer.

The court heard the accused was currently suspended from work.

The case was adjourned until later in the day, when the accused's partner brought his passport to court, to be given to gardai.

Mr Jinad was remanded on bail to appear in court again on a date next month.

The accused has not yet indicated how he intends to plead to the charge.