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Maid Steals her Boss’ $10,000, Changes at N86 to a Dollar



Maid Steals her Boss’ $10,000, Changes at N86 to a DollarLagos state police command have arrested a maid for allegedly stealing her boss’ $10,000 in Gbagada and changing it to Naira at the rate of N86 per Usd.

The maid, identified as Blessing Paul, was was reported to have forcibly gained entry to her boss’ room with a knife while she was at work.

It was gathered that the maid, who had been stealing money and other valuables from her victim’s home, handed over the stolen foreign currencies to the house guard identified as Daniel.

The guard in turn handed the money to a security man at another residence in Gbagada, who in turn took it to a Bureau De Change (BDC) operator for the Naira equivalent.

However the operator was said to have told policemen he received only about $5,000 from Amos. Instead of giving them N360/USD, the BDC operator gave the suspects at N86 per dollar, thereby shortchanging the alleged thieves of more than N2m.

According to the command’s spokesman, Olarinde Famous-Cole, an Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP), the woman they stole from was one Mrs. Tokunbo.

He said the maid confessed that the woman has been very kind to her, adding that she usually bought clothes and gift items for her to take to her family in Benue State.

Cole said that the BDC operator gave the suspects N870, 000 as equivalent for $5,000. He said: “We also found N400, 000 in the maid’s bank account.

Investigation revealed that money and valuables gone missing in the house, but the woman didn’t suspect until the theft of foreign currency last week.”

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  1. Aguda Mathias Boniface

    Apr 12, 2017 at 05:27


  2. Ugwuja Rejoice

    Apr 12, 2017 at 05:42

    Forcefully u Say?? She was not forced anything She is just a thief All this maid dat is hired by people to help dem in their home must steal 2 things Is either they snatch ur hubby away Or dey steal ur money,

  3. Nora Okuta

    Apr 12, 2017 at 05:51

    Such an amount of money should be kept away from prying eyes especially when you have a maid or outsider in the house… Some people no fit resist temptation.

  4. Ihechere Chizoba Calista

    Apr 12, 2017 at 05:52

    Na Wa ooo

  5. Nonso Dike

    Apr 12, 2017 at 06:01

    Inukwa #86?? even fuel cost pass that amount,God even if i chop belle full give me de grace nd strength to carry out my house chores without employing or inviting any maid,bcus since i was born i never hear better news concerning MAIDS its either de snatch ur husband or kidnap ur kids or steal ur money.

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  7. KvNg ViktOh

    Apr 12, 2017 at 06:34

    Nawa oooo…what was her reasons kwan

  8. Sylvzenia Agbo

    Apr 12, 2017 at 06:38

    Thief! How did maid even no d money was dia,pls who changed it 4 her at 86? D changer is worse dan d maid self, nd pls let’s b careful of animals we keep in our home in form of helps.

  9. Odelia Ngohide Nor

    Apr 12, 2017 at 06:39

    See how she carry the dollar go dash mallam, for this kind economy

  10. Toyin Akanbi

    Apr 12, 2017 at 07:09

    Why 86 naira per dollars?……thats the reason she should be arrested.

  11. Ahmed Abdull Zakwoyi

    Apr 12, 2017 at 08:28

    tboss thief money??

  12. Cindy Igwe

    Apr 12, 2017 at 08:52

    Lol Maid too dy steal nw eh? And dy still cheat Her? Dey need to be punished jor!

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