The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has said its operatives have commenced investigation of Oluwadarasimi Omoseyin.
TheNewsGuru.com (TNG) reports Omoseyin is an actress and cosmetologist, who was arrested for allegedly tampering with the redesigned Naira notes.
According to the EFCC, the offcence runs contrary to Section 21 (5) of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Act, 2007.
Recall Omoseyin was arrested by operatives of the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Fraud Related Offences Commission (ICPC) on Wednesday.
She was arrested along Awolowo Road, Ikoyi, Lagos, following an intelligence report, according to the EFCC.
The 31-year-old was arrested after the video of her spraying and stepping on the newly redesigned Naira notes at a party surfaced online.
In the viral video, she was also seen flaunting wads of the new Naira notes.
The suspect was subsequently handed over to the EFCC on Thursday, February 2, 2023 for further investigations.
Items recovered from her at the point of arrest include a Range Rover and iPhone mobile devices.
“The suspect will be charged to court once investigations have been concluded,” the EFCC stated.