DSS Intercepts Syndicates Selling New Naira Notes,Bank Officials Implicated.
e Department of State Services (DSS) has intercepted some members of organised syndicates involved in the sale of the new redesigned naira notes.
The Service in a signed statement by its spokesman, Dr Peter Afunanya said it’s operations across the country indicates that some Commercial Bank officials are aiding the economic malfeasance.
“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*.
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, Afunanya said.