approached the suspect in his office on Idowu Taylor Street, Victoria
Island, to help them change $487,700 to naira.
the office after collecting the money, saying he was going to the bank
to transfer the naira equivalent to their various bank accounts.
were said to have gone to the bank where Sayad claimed he was going to
do the transaction, but could not find him.
that the incident happened on Tuesday, adding that the complainants
approached the police after searching for Sayad for seven hours.
the Lebanese man’s office where they gave him money totalling $487,700
which they wanted to change to naira. He told them to wait for him that
he would be going to the bank to deposit the dollars and transfer the
naira equivalent into their bank accounts.
banking hours were almost over. They decided to go and check him around
3pm, but they didn’t find him in the bank. After checking at other
places without result, they reported the matter to the police.”
said, “We are on his trail. The unfortunate thing is that nobody knows
his address. We have transferred the matter to the State Department of
Criminal Investigation, Yaba, for further investigation. We will surely