Operatives of the Lagos State Police Command has arrested five suspected fake Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) staff at the Alausa Secretariat area of Ikeja.
In a press statement e-signed and released to the National Association of Online Security News Publishers, NAOSNP by the Command Spokesperson, SP Benjamin Hundeyin stated that, “Following a tip-off, painstaking background check and verification, operatives of the Rapid Response Squad (RRS) have busted a fake Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) centre in Jobi Fele Way, Alausa Business District, Alausa, Ikeja.”
According to the statement, “Five suspects manning the center were equally arrested for forgery and impersonating CAC officials. Those arrested include Gloria Ukaegbu aged 28, Omolere Kayode aged 30, Taiwo Ajayii aged 34, Nwachukwu Brenda aged 27 and Oluwatomisin Adebisi aged 25.”
Led by the Commander RRS, CSP Olayinka Egbeyemi, the operatives recovered several forged CAC documents, a Toyota Sienna and a Toyota Matrix used as makeshift offices for their nefarious transactions.
Preliminary investigation reveal that the syndicate has swindled over hundreds of people through fake CAC registrations.
Meanwhile, the Lagos State Commissioner of Police, CP Abiodun Alabi, fdc has directed that the case be transferred to the State Criminal Investigations Department, Panti for further investigations and eventual prosecution.