Police arrest suspected notorious fraudster who posed as CBN agent to dupe 64 people of N6m in Kano

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Police arrest suspected notorious fraudster who posed as CBN agent to dupe 64 people of N6m in Kano

The Kano State Police Command has arrested a suspected notorious fraudster who posed as an agent of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to defraud about 64 unsuspecting members of the public using fake documents.

 

Spokesperson of the command, DSP Abdullahi Haruna Kiyawa, who disclosed this in a statement on Wednesday, September 8, said the suspect, Buhari Hassan was arrested at Yankaba Quarters of the state. 

 

Police arrest suspected notorious fraudster who posed as CBN agent to dupe 64 people of N6m in Kano

 

“On 31/08/2021, at about 1500hrs, information was received from a credible source that, one Buhari Hassan, ‘m’, 38 years old of Sauna Kawaji Quarters, Nassarawa LGA Kano was posing as an agent of National Cotton Association of Nigeria under Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Anchor Borrower Programme to defraud unsuspecting members of the public using fake documents,” he stated.

 

Upon receiving the report, the Commissioner of Police, Kano State Command, CP Sama’ila Shu’aibu Dikko raised and instructed a team of Policemen led by SP Shehu Dahiru to arrest the culprit.

 

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Source: Linda Ikeji