EFCC Arrests Lebanese With Over $2m At Abuja Airport - Islanders Magazine



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Saturday, 1 December 2018

EFCC Arrests Lebanese With Over $2m At Abuja Airport

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC has arrested one Abbas Lakis, a Lebanese for money laundering offence.

Mr Lakis was picked up at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, following intelligence report that he had on him, undeclared huge sums of monies aboard the Egypt Airline bringing him from the Kano Airport en route Lebanon.

At the point of arrest, a thorough search on his luggage, uncovered $2,104,936, £163,740 and €144,680.

Other currencies found with Lakis include Riyal 391,838, CHF 3,420, Lira 435, £109,000, Dirhams 10,135, ¥10,000 and Riyal 10, in his possession.

He will be charged to court as soon as investigations are concluded.

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