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EFCC arrests two suspected currency counterfeiters with fake $270,000

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has arrested two suspected currency counterfeiters: Johnson Olumoyegun and Tanko Abubakar, in Abuja.

The arrest and seizure were contained in a statement issued and posted on the website of the EFCC on Friday.

Olumoyegun and Abubakar were arrested on October 6 and 7, 2022 in Kubwa and Area 3 axis of Abuja with fake $270,000.

In addition, Olumoyegun impersonated an officer of the Commission, using a fake EFCC ID card with the name: Solomon David.

He also carried an ECOWAS Passport with the name, Isa Bello.

The two suspects will be charged to court as soon as investigations are concluded, the statement said.



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