DSS intercepts syndicates selling new naira notes


CITIZENS COMPASS– THE Department of State Services (DSS) has intercepted some members of organised syndicates involved in the sale of the new redesigned naira notes.

DSS Spokesperson, Peter Afunanya disclosed this in a statement on Monday, January 30, 2023.

According to DSS, it was also established that some commercial bank officials are in connivance with the syndicates.

The statement urged members of the public with useful information to come up.

It partly reads, “Consequently, the Service warns the currency racketeers to desist from this ignoble act.

“Appropriate regulatory authorities are, in this same vein, urged to step up monitoring and supervisory activities to expeditiously address the emerging trends.

“It should be noted that the Service has ordered its Commands and Formations to further ensure that all persons and groups engaged in the illegal sale of the notes are identified. Therefore, anyone with useful information relating to this is encouraged to pass the same to the relevant authorities. “

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