No fewer than five people have been arrested by operatives of the Rapid Response Squad (RRS), for establishing a fake CAC Registrations centre (Corporate Affairs Commission centre) in Jobi Fele Way, Alausa Business District, Alausa, Ikeja.
The five suspect have also been accused of forgery and impersonating CAC officials.
This arrest was confirmed in a statement issued on Thursday, July 21, 2022 by SP BENJAMIN HUNDEYIN, Police Public Relations Officer, Lagos State Command, Ikeja.
According to the statement, the fraudsters were arrested following a tip-off, painstaking background check and verification.
Those arrested include; Gloria Ukaegbu, aged 28, Omolere Kayode, aged 30, Taiwo Ajayii, aged 34, Nwachukwu Brenda aged 27 and Oluwatomisin Adebisi aged 25.
The statement reads; “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.
Source: Lagos Rapid Response Team.