The Lagos State Police Command has uncovered a fake Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) registration centre at Jobi Fele Way, Alausa Business District, in Alausa, Ikeja.
A statement issued on Thursday by the Spokesperson of the command, Benjamin Hundeyin, said the operators of the Fake CAC Centre were arrested by men of the Rapid Response Squad following a tip-off, painstaking background check and verification.
According to the police, five suspects manning the centre were arrested for forgery and impersonating CAC officials.
The statement read, “Those arrested include Gloria Ukaegbu aged 28, Omolere Kayode aged 30, Taiwo Ajayii aged 34, Nwachukwu Brenda aged 27 and Oluwatomisin Adebisi aged 25.
“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 reveals that the syndicate has swindled 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.”