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EFCC, JTF Nab 115 Suspected Currency Racketeers In Enugu

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Operatives from the Enugu Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), in collaboration with a Joint Task Force comprising five teams from the Nigeria Police Force and three teams from the Nigeria Customs Service yesterday, arrested no fewer than 115 suspected currency racketeers in Enugu State.

EFCC’s head of media and publicity, Dele Oyewale in a statement which was sent to The Eastern Updates stated that the suspects comprising 113 males and two females were arrested in a sting operation at Owerri Road, Ogui, Enugu State, following credible intelligence that some bureau de change operators, currency speculators and street hawkers operating illegal foreign exchange markets in that environment.

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Items recovered from them include: N110, 700,000.00, $8,368.00, €2,725, 900 South African Rands, 32,000.00 CFA, 100 Turkiya, and 500 Bank Mozambique currencies in different denominations.

In another report, EFCC have confirmed the arrest of four brothers and no fewer than 30 others for their alleged involvement in internet fraud.

The four brothers are Egbo Chukwuebuka, Egbo Favour Chibuike, Egbo Ifeanyi Francis and Egbo Victor.

A statement issued by the EFCC on Monday said the siblings were arrested alongside thirty others.

Others arrested are: Great Eze, Ani Callistus, Ekpe Chigbo, Eze Eric, Nnaemeka Gabriel, George Tochukwu, Uche Divine, Chiamelie Ede, Enenta Ebube, Treasure Ugwueze Osinachi, Ejiakor John Chidiebere, Kingsley Dugwu Olisa and Ugwuanyi Bright Ekpere.

There are also Uzor Obi Godson, Tochukwu Nwankwo Firminus, Ebuka Ike Comas, Okwudili Mmoyekwe John, Samuel Ogbonna Otti, Agada Daniel Olema, Odoh Collins Nnabuike, Okeke Harrison, Oriasotie Presley Meshack, Ekperechi David Ebube, Ugwu Ebuka Sebastian, Eli Izuchukwu Ogbonna, Martins Chinedu Ugwu, Aloysius Chibuike Alphonsus, Sunday John Cross, Aroh Collins Chinecherem and Miracle Ifeson Obiora.

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