The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has arrested two suspected currency counterfeiters: Johnson Olumoyegun and Tanko Abubakar, in Abuja.
They were arrested on Thursday and Friday, October 6 and 7, 2022 in Kubwa and Area 3 Axis of Abuja, with fake $270,000 (Two Hundred and Seventy Thousand United States Dollars).
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.
Authorities within the agency say the two suspects will be charged to court as soon as investigations are concluded.
Meanwhile, the Ibadan Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has secured the conviction and sentencing of six internet fraudsters to various jail terms.
The convicts are Agboola Khalid Babatunde, Okuneye Olamilekan Damilola, Quadri Ahmed Olawale, Okafor Chibuzor Michael, Lawal Emmanuel Adekunle and Victor Abumere Aigbe.