Lebanese arrested with over $2million cash at Abuja Airport
A Lebanese has been arrested with over $2million cash at an Abuja Airport, by operatives of operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.
The Lebanese man identified Abbas Lakis who was picked up at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, on charges of money laundering, was arrested 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.
Abbas who will soon be charged to court, had $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) on him when a thorough was conducted on his luggage.
It was gathered that the Lebanese man who was arrested with over $2million cash, also had 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.