May 19, 2024

Buzz News Nigeria

Informative, Entertaining & Educative

EFCC Arrests 13 Fake BDC Operators, Currency Racketeer In Lagos

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested 13 fake bureau de change operators in Lagos State.

The suspects were arrested for operating BDC without licence.

A statement by the EFCC spokesman, Dele Oyewale, gave the names of the suspects as Abdulahi Musa, Garba Abdullahi, Dauda Hussaini, Jubril Musa, Abdulwaheed Iliyasu and Abubakar Mohammed.

Others are Umar Saidu, Nurudeen AbdulAzeez, Hamidu Usman, Yusuf Isa, Musa Ishaka, Liman Makki and Idris Mohammed.

“They were arrested during sting operations by EFCC’s operatives between May 10 and 13, 2024 at different parts of Lagos, following credible intelligence received by the Commission about their illicit business activities,” the statement added.

The statement added that a suspected currency racketeer, Kafayat Lateef, was arrested for alleged involvement in the sale of the Naira notes in different denominations.

“A sum of N2,100,000 was recovered from her at the point of arrest. The suspects will soon be charged to court as soon as investigations are concluded,” the statement said.


sharing is Caring... Please Share

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *