EFCC arrests five suspects for using forged letter heads of NSA, AGF for employment scam


No fewer than five people have been arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission for allegedly using forged letterheads of the Offices of the National Security Adviser and the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice to fraudulently obtain money from unsuspecting members of the public.

In a statement disclosed on Monday by EFCC spokesman, Wilson Uwujaren, the suspects were arrested on August 24, 2023.

He gave out the names of the suspects as Yakubu Mohammed, Bashir Ladan, Adamu Ibrahim, Steven Anom and Mohammed Bello.

“They allegedly conspired and used the letterheads to produce fake employment and recommendation letters for a fee, to unsuspecting members of the public,” the spokesperson for the EFCC, Wilson Uwujaren said.

The anti-graft agency also noted that the suspects will be charged to court as soon as the investigation is concluded.