PHOTOS - EFCC Recovers Fake $570,000 From Notorious 419 Syndicate In Kaduna

Published 2 years ago by: success Xenab
at 08:25 AM, 6/04/2017 (2 years ago)

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The Kaduna Zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC has arrested members of a notorious syndicate of fraudsters made up of four Nigerians and one Nigerien who specialise in duping innocent persons of their hard earned monies and recovered $570,000 fake US Dollars.

Those arrested are Salisu Rabiu, a.k.a Maimagani; Ibrahim Idris, a.k.a Dankano; Magaji Musa (Nigerien) a.k.a Maishayi; Haruna Abdullahi,a.k.a Balogun and Abubakar Umar ,a.k.a Fulani.

Wilson Uwujaren, Head Media & Publicity, EFCC, in a statement said the suspects were arrested in a bush along Sabon Gari, Kurmin Kogi, Ikara Local Government Area of Kaduna state.

He said a search of their hideout which is suspected to be a kidnappers’ den led to the startling discovery of a sum of $570,000 fake US dollars and some charms.

The EFCC said the five-man gang met their waterloo when they conspired among themselves to lure an unsuspecting victim into believing that some unclaimed boxes containing huge amount of USD were kept with some herdsmen believed to be accomplices by an unidentified politician.

“Doubtful of the story, the would-be victim contacted the Commission. The operatives of the Commission upon receipt of the intelligence swung into action and arrested the gang members in their hideouts. All the suspects are in custody while investigation continues,” he said.

The Commission warned members of the public to be wary of any get-rich-quick offer in order not to be a victim of scam.

It added that those who had fallen victim to the nefarious activities of this syndicate were enjoined to report to the Commission’s office located at No.4 Wurno Road Kaduna State.




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OLOWOBABA10 at 09:12 AM, 6/04/2017 (2 years ago)
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IS THIS FAKE DOLLLAR OR NORMAL WASH WASH ?
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chukkychukky at 09:45 AM, 6/04/2017 (2 years ago)
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seen

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schmit at 11:24 AM, 6/04/2017 (2 years ago)
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Useless mallam
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Larry28 at 01:02 PM, 6/04/2017 (2 years ago)
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This one nah wah wash abeg.
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morgan1 at 03:07 PM, 6/04/2017 (2 years ago)
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See balogun fake dollars,,,
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Buncho at 05:19 PM, 6/04/2017 (2 years ago)
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Baba ekasuoo oo
  jooo oooo
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BournIdentity at 05:37 AM, 8/04/2017 (2 years ago)
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Roll Eyes .,,,,                                                                          
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