Nollywood producer, (film maker) Seun Egbegbe, has been arrested for attempting to defraud some bureau de change operators of $9,000 and £3000.
Seun Egbegbe is currently at the Area H Police Command.
This incident occurred few months after Egbegbe was reportedly caught stealing 9 packs of brand new iPhone devices.
He was supposed to appear before the Ikeja Magistrate’s Court next week Wednesday.
Lagos State Police conmand has confirmed the latest incident.
A statement by its Police Public Relations Officer, SP Dolapo Badmos, reads:
“Official statement from the Lagos State Police Command on the Seun Egbegbe fraud.
Arrest Of Notorious Fraudsters
Today at about 1300hrs one Seun Karim aka Egbegbe and one Ayo Oyekan disguise as the MD of Gbagada general hospital and the other as a patient.
They lured one Alhaji Isa Adamu and Abdullahi Haruna both bureau de change members, from different location that they needed 9000dollars and 3000pounds.
The unsuspecting victims brought same to the suspects at the hospital where they collected the said amount and attempted to escape with the money.
The victims raised alarm and subsequently the suspect were arrested by the policemen attached to the hospital.
Further to the arrest of the fraudsters many members of bureau de change are trooping to the office with similar complaint against the suspects.
Case is under investigation.”