Three suspected fraudsters have been arrested by the operatives of the Rumuepirikom Division of the Rivers State, in connection with circulating fake currency notes.
The suspects, Andrew Ogah, Ozoemena Okeke, and Helen Ozoemena Okeke were arrested on Tuesday October 18.
They have photocopied N500 and N1000 denomination notes of Nigeria currencies and were arrested when Andrew went to deposit the money in a new generation bank.
The suspects will be charged to court after investigations are completed.
Confirming the arrest, the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), DSP Omoni Nnamdi, “the Commissioner of Police, CP. Francis M. Odesanya, advises the public to be careful with the antics of these criminals whose stock in trade is to defraud unsuspecting customers and clients. And also, to be weary of the existence in circulation of fake naira currencies, especially within the Mgbuoba Area of Port Harcourt.