NEWS: EFCC nabs Lebanese with over $2million plus £163, 740 at Abuja Airport{Photos}

Anti-graft agency Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC today arrested a Lebanese man for an alleged money laundering offence.

 EFCC nabs Lebanese with over $2million plus £163, 740 at Abuja Airport{Photos}  

The suspect identified as Abbas Lakis was nabbed by the anti-grat agency after intelligence reveled he was carrying undeclared huge sums of monies aboard the Egypt Airline bringing him from the Kano Airport en route Lebanon at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja.

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At the point of arrest, a thorough search on his luggage uncovered $2,104,936 (Two Million, One Hundred and Four Thousand, Nine Hundred and Thirty six Dollars), £163, 740 (One Hundred and Sixty Three Thousand, Seven Hundred and Forty Pounds), €144,680 (One Hundred and Forty Four Thousand, Six Hundred and Eighty Euros).

 EFCC nabs Lebanese with over $2million plus £163, 740 at Abuja Airport{Photos}  

Other currencies found with Lakis include Riyal 391,838 (Three Hundred and Ninety One Thousand, Eight Hundred and Thirty Eight Riyals), CHF 3,420 (Three Thousand Four Hundred and Twenty Swiss Franc),Lira 435 (Four Hundred and Thirty five Lira), £109,000 (One Hundred and Nine Thousand Lebanese Pounds), Dirhams 10,135 (Ten Thousand One Hundred and Thirty Five UAE Dirhams) ¥10,000 (Ten Thousand Chinese Yuan) and Riyal10 (Ten Qatar riyal), in his possession.

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

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Bueze is a Senior Content Creator at Gutsynaij News. He is a Journalist|| Writer|| Digital Media Strategist || Web Designer #ProudProduct of The Nigerian Institute of Information Extensionst(NIE) ||Die-hard Liverpool fan. Proudly from Imo State, Eastern Nigeria.

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