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Nigerian nationwide arrested with tens of millions of ‘counterfeit’ currencies in Ghana (images)

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A 56-year-old Nigerian nationwide, Aremu Timothy Adegboyega, has been arrested in Ghana for allegedly carrying tens of millions of suspected counterfeit CFA and Naira currencies.

The suspect was arrested by a joint safety workforce as he entered Ghana through Togo utilizing an unapproved street referred to as Beat Zero in Aflao, Volta area.

The Deputy Commissioner of Aflao Division of the Ghana Income Authority (GRA) Customs Division, Ahmed Majeed Amandi, who disclosed on Monday, January 23, 2023, mentioned the suspect was arrested final Tuesday.

Amandi mentioned employees discovered 80 million CFA francs in banknotes, an extra 843,000 CFA francs within the suspect’s waist bag and 110,500 naira in his pockets.

The cash had the identical serial numbers elevating quite a lot of suspicion.

Adegboyega reportedly admitted carrying the “counterfeit” foreign money, and that is the second time he has entered the nation with counterfeit cash.

He informed officers that on this journey his good friend who lives in Lagos, Nigeria gave him the cash handy over to a consumer generally known as Mallam Isumaru Jeru in Abobo, Ivory Coast.

Majeed Amandi mentioned the cash will probably be despatched to the Financial institution of Ghana to find out whether it is pretend or real.

The suspect will probably be despatched to Accra for additional questioning.

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