Police Bust 12-member Fake Dollar Syndicate In Gombe

The Police Command in Gombe State said it has arrested 12 suspected members of a fake dollar syndicate in the state.

Police Public Relations Officer ASP Mahid Abubakar, who disclosed this on Thursday, said that the suspects allegedly specialised in printing and disposing of the currency suspected to be counterfeit.

He said operatives of the command acting on credible intelligence arrested the suspects between the Bajoga and Dukku axes.

The police spokesman said 563 pieces of counterfeit 100-dollar bills and N265,000 were recovered from the suspects.

According to him, the suspects will be charged in court upon completion of the investigation.

He urged residents of the state to be more vigilant and report suspicious persons and activities to security agencies.