The Economics and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has expressed concerns over the circulation of fake Dollar notes ahead of this weekend’s presidential and national assembly elections.
A statement signed by the commission’s acting chairman, Ibrahim Magu stated that the agency was acting based on intelligence.
The EFCC said the fake Dollar notes in circulation may appear to be real, but when the commission put it through forensic analysis, it proved to be fake.
The commission urged bureau de change outlets all over the country to be cautious in their transactions until the end of the elections.
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Polls: Beware of Fake Dollars in Circulation, EFCC Warns Nigerians …Urges Bureaux De Change Operators to be Cautious The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has raised the alarm over the circulation of fake Dollar notes ahead of Saturday's Presidential and National Assembly elections. In a statement personally signed by the Acting Chairman of the Commission, Ibrahim Magu, the agency stated that the warning follows intelligence gathered in the build up to the elections. The intelligence indicates that the Dollar notes have features of genuineness , but forensic analysis by the Commission reveals otherwise. We therefore warn the BDC operators to be cautious in their transactions from now till the end of the elections. #crime #corruption #efcc #fightingcorruption #votewisely #towardsabetternigeria