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EFCC arrests man over alleged currency racketeering

The EFCC spokesperson said he would be charged to court upon completion of investigations.

• February 10, 2024
Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC)

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has arrested one Ekene Ibegbu in connection with alleged racketeering of more than N1.5 million

The commission’s spokesperson l, Dele Oyewale, said this in a statement on Saturday in Abuja

He said that suspect was arrested by members of the Special Task Force of the Commission attached to the Enugu Command on Thursday on Owerri-Enugu Road.

He said the arrest was sequel to actionable intelligence about his suspected involvement in currency racketeering.

He said, “He would be charged to court as soon as investigations are concluded.’’


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