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Two suspected currency counterfeiters arrested with fake $270,000 in Abuja

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, have arrested two suspected currency counterfeiters in Abuja.

The EFCC spokesman, Wilson Uwujaren, who disclosed this in a statement on Friday, October 21, 2022, identified the suspects as Johnson Olumoyegun and Tanko Abubakar.

Uwujaren said the suspects 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).

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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.

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