Truck drivers steal $100,000 worth of cashews from employerBy Mason White 4:21 PM September 3, 2017
By: William Martin WorldWideWeirdNews.com
Two company employees and their accomplices conspired to steal thousands of dollars worth of cashews, which were being delivered to a customer, according to police in Nigeria.
Lagos police said that they have arrested 35-year-old Azeez Raimi and 34-year-old Olufemi Kayode, after stealing 400 bags of cashews from their employer.
Police also arrested the employees’ accomplices, 46-year-old Adeboye Bakare and Tunde Hassan.
All four suspects have been charged with conspiracy, theft and receiving stolen goods.
They were booked into jail, and bail has been set at $1,400 each.
According to the police investigation, Raimi and Kayode worked as truck drivers for Simeon Imhonwa, who owns and operates a company that sells nuts.
One day, Raimi and Kayode were delivering 400 bags of cashews worth $100,000 when they conspired with Bakare and Hassan to steal the nuts.
When the customer alerted Imhonwa that the shipment of cashews did not arrive, the employer filed a complaint with the police.
Police tracked down all the suspects and arrested them.
Investigators believe that the 4 suspects were trying to sell the cashews on their own and keep the money for themselves.