NSCDC Nabs Fake Dollars Syndicate, Recovers $15,400 Fake Notes

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The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has recovered $15,400 fake notes following the arrest of two members of a counterfeit dollars syndicate in the Karu Local Government Area (LGA) of Nasarawa State.

According to a report by NSCDC spokesperson Olusola Odumosu, in Abuja, the Commandant General’s Special Intelligence Squad (CG’s SIS) made the arrest.

Mr Odumosu said the arrest was made after a credible intelligence gathering on the operations of the illegal bureau de change operators.

He identified the suspects as Ya’u Muhammed, 65, and Lamido Usman, 29.

He said intelligence reports showed that the syndicate had operated for 10 years under a bridge beside Heart Plaza in the Mararaba area of Karu before the arrest by operatives of the NSCDC.

He said the suspects are currently undergoing preliminary investigation, and would be handed over, together with the exhibits, to NSCDC Nasarawa Command for further action.

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