NSCDC Intelligence Squad Smashes Fake Dollar Syndicate …Recovers $15,400

A credible intelligence carried out by the Commandant General’s Special Intelligence Squad (CG’s SIS) has smashed a notorious fake dollars syndicate that specialise in printing, sales and distribution of fake US Dollar notes.

According to the Director Public Relations, NSCDC, National Headquarters, Abuja, DCC Olusola Odumosu confirmed on Monday that the syndicate have been operating for the past 10 years around Mararaba under bridge, by HEART PLAZA, Karu Local Government district of Nasarawa State before luck ran out of them.

It was further revealed that they have swindled and defrauded many individuals, millions of naira under the guise of black market operators exchanging Nigerian naira to US Dollars thereby issuing fake dollar notes to their unsuspecting victims.

In a clandestine operation carried out by the CG’S SIS Squad, the suspects were smoked out of their hideout and subsequently arrested using the sum of N250,000 to disguise in exchange for US dollars.

Two members of the syndicate arrested were found in possession of a total of $15,400 fake US Dollars, they are Ya’u Muhammed, 65 years old, from Bauchi State, Warji LGA and Lamido Usman, 29 years old from Taraba state La’u LGA.

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Other items recovered from the suspects includes, One First Bank ATM card, One screw driver and original $100 dollar note.

The suspects are currrently undergoing preliminary investigation after which they would be handed over alongside the exhibits to NSCDC Nasarawa State Command under whose jurisdiction the arrest took place for further action.

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