Nigerians held in S‘Africa over $80m scam

Two unnamed Nigerians have been arrested by the South African Police in connection with the discovery of $80 million fake currency at a house in Johannesburg.

The South African Broadcasting Commission reports that the raid was carried out on Monday at the house in the north of the city.

The suspects are aged 40 and 41.

Seven luxury watches worth almost R1 million and 18 cellphones were also seized. The suspects will appear in the Johannesburg Commercial Crimes Court on Wednesday, the report said.



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