A fake Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) centre in Jobi Fele Way, Alausa Business District, Alausa, Ikeja has been busted by men of the Rapid Response Squad (RRS).
A statement released by SP Benjamin Hundeyin, spokesperson of the state police command, said five suspects manning the center were equally arrested for forgery and impersonating CAC officials.
He said those arrested were identified as Gloria Ukaegbu aged 28, Omolere Kayode aged 30, Taiwo Ajayii aged 34, Nwachukwu Brenda aged 27 and Oluwatomisin Adebisi aged 25.
Hundeyin said the Commander RRS, CSP Olayinka Egbeyemi, led operatives to the center where several forged CAC documents, a Toyota Sienna and a Toyota Matrix used as makeshift offices for their nefarious transactions were recovered.
The police spokesperson said preliminary investigation revealed that the syndicate has swindled hundreds of people through fake CAC registrations.
He added that 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.