Filmmaker Seun Egbegbe caught for duping Bureau de Change of $12,000


Controversial filmmaker Seun Karim better known as Seun Egbegbe and one Ayo Oyekan have been arrested for allegedly posing as the Managing Director of General Hospital, Lagos, to rob one Alhaji Isa Adamu and Abdullahi Haruna both bureau de change members, of $9,000 and £3000 respectively, a release from Lagos State Police Command said.

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The release read: “Today at about 1300hrs one Seun Karim aka Egbegbe and one Ayo Oyekan disguise as the MD of Gbagada general hospital and the other as a patient. They lured one Alhaji Isa Adamu and Abdullahi Haruna both bureau de change members, from different location that they needed $9,000 and £3000.

“The unsuspecting victims brought same to the suspects at the hospital where they collected the said amount and attempted to escape with the money. The victims raised alarm and subsequently the suspect was arrested by the policemen attached to the hospital. Further to the arrest of the fraudsters, many members of bureau de change are trooping to the office with similar complaint against the suspects .Case is under investigation.”

About two months the popular filmmaker was arrested after he was caught stealing nine iPhone at Computer Village in Ikeja, and was arraigned before an Ikeja Magistrate’s Court.

Subsequently, he was granted bail and the case adjourned until February 8.



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