EFCC arrests 13 fake BDC operators in Lagos

The  Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has arrested 13 fake bureau de change operators in Lagos.
The commission in a statement, said the suspects  were arrested for operating BDC without an appropriate licence.
The suspects according to the commission are: Abdulahi Musa, Garba Abdullahi, Dauda Hussaini, Jubril Musa, Abdulwaheed Iliyasu, Abubakar Mohammed, 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.
Also, a suspected currency racketeer, Kafayat Lateef was also arrested over for alleged involvement in the sale of the Naira notes in different denominations.
A sum of N2.1million was recovered from her at the point of arrest.
The suspects, the commission added would  soon be charged to court as soon as investigations are concluded.

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