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EFCC arrests railway staff, two others for fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested a staff of the Nigeria Railway Corporation and two others over alleged fraud and ticket racketeering.

The commission has also invited three other officials of the Railway Corporation in Kaduna for questioning.

A source in the commission told The Nation that the arrest followed a tip-off and intelligence report bordering on tickets racketeering, economic sabotage, extortion and other sundry financial malpractice at the Kaduna station of the Kaduna-Abuja train.

The source said the railway staff and two touts in the EFCC net were picked for defrauding unsuspecting travelers by hiking the traveling ticket fare.

Read more: The Nation April 8, 2019

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