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EFCC arrests unlicensed foreign exchange dealer for N2bn fraud



An unlicensed foreign exchange dealer, Chike Agada, has been arrested by operatives of the Lagos Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) for alleged N2billion fraud.

EFCC in a statement said Agada, a native of Udi Local Government Area of Enugu State, was declared wanted by the Commission on Wednesday, October 11, 2023.

He was declared wanted for obtaining money by false pretence and stealing by conversion to the tune of N2billion 

The 37-year-old was arrested at a residence in the Bourdillion, Ikoyi area of Lagos on Monday, October 16, 2023 during a sting operation by operatives of the Commission, following credible intelligence linking him to the alleged fraud.

Upon arrest, a mobile device was recovered from him.

He will be charged to court as soon as investigations are concluded, EFCC said.

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